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2022-07-04: News Headlines

Fight Back (2022-07-04). U of MN students, community demand more abortion clinics. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On July 2, over 100 people marched across the University of Minnesota campus calling for the opening and funding of abortion clinics across the state. | The protest, organized by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), was called after the declaration of Minnesota as a sanctuary state for abortion services in the Midwest, despite there only being eight clinics total in the state. Additionally, SDS called for the University of Minnesota to open abortion clinics on all of its campuses, as reportedly the university had run an abortion clinic in th…

____ (2022-07-04). Severe air pollution in capital Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 04 (MNA) — The sky of Tehran has become very dusty since yesterday and is in a hazardous situation. In the last 24 hours, the air index of capital Tehran stood at 174 and it was in a very unhealthy range.

_____ (2022-07-03). Washington Plunges the World into Total Chaos. journal-neo.org Today, politicians and common people in all countries expressly say that the United States is losing its influence on the global stage. Even The Washington Times, by publishing the results of the new survey conducted by Pew Research Center, acknowledges that the prevailing opinion among the US nationals is that America is definitely a loser …

Eva Bartlett (2022-07-03). The Lugansk People's Republic has now been brought under the control of the LPR & Russia. ingaza.wordpress.com All of the Lugansk People's Republic has now been brought under the control of the LPR & Russia. The population who were treated as subhuman (at best), or imprisoned, starved, tortured, executed…by Ukrainian forces & Nazis can now lively freely & without enduring the hell of Ukrainian rule any longer. RELATED:…

_____ (2022-07-03). US national security state censoring anti-imperialists to control 'compatible left'. popularresistance.org Since 2016, US government-backed censorship of websites, YouTube channels, Facebook pages, Twitter profiles, and PayPal accounts has escalated alarmingly. | Washington targets those who counter the narratives that the government and big business media feed us, whether it be about US intervention and attempted overthrow of other governments, Covid, or stories of Russian interference. | With the war in Ukraine, the immense propaganda power of the US government and corporate media has been directed against Russia and intensified on an overwhelming scale.

_____ (2022-07-03). US National Security State Censoring Anti-imperialists. popularresistance.org Since 2016, US government-backed censorship of websites, YouTube channels, Facebook pages, Twitter profiles, and PayPal accounts has escalated alarmingly. | Washington targets those who counter the narratives that the government and big business media feed us, whether it be about US intervention and attempted overthrow of other governments, Covid, or stories of Russian interference. | With the war in Ukraine, the immense propaganda power of the US government and corporate media has been directed against Russia and intensified on an overwhelming scale.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health in Indiana join Mayo Clinic Care Network. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health and Mayo Clinic announced Wednesday, June 29, that the two Indiana health systems have joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a group of carefully vetted, independent health care organizations, have special access to Mayo Clinic's knowledge and expertise. Hancock Health and Hendricks Regional Health have a shared vision to provide central Indiana with excellent health care and keep communities healthy…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Regenerating damaged skin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine is an emerging field that looks to repair, replace or restore diseased cells, tissues or organs. One specialty that's a natural fit for regenerative medicine is dermatology. That's because the skin is the largest organ that regenerates in the body. "Regenerative medicine is the idea that we can reestablish form and function," says Dr. Saranya Wyles, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist. "So when we are born, we have that baby skin. And as we…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Strategies for staying active with joint pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy an active lifestyle, from gardening to playing golf, cross-country skiing and participating in water fitness. I also walk daily. My knees have begun to bother me, and I am noticing some other aches and pains. I don't want to have to cut back on the activities I love. What can I do to reduce joint issues and cope with joint pain? ANSWER: Joint pain affects people at all stages of life from…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic Minute: Fireworks safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For many, the Fourth of July holiday is a time to celebrate with barbecues, parades and fireworks. But, experts say, when it comes to fireworks, it's best to leave it to the professionals. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/AYC8RPDRRvc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Every year, thousands of people are admitted into emergency departments across the country because…

Dr. Nicole Delépine (2022-07-03). Will the Tragic Fate of World Stars like Celine Dion and Justin Bieber Open the Eyes of their Fans? Impacts of Covid-19 Vaccine. globalresearch.ca What is shocking is that Celine Dion had been a tenacious advocate of the vaccine to the point of imposing the vax on her concert audience. She really believed in it and was a victim of her belief!

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Patients treated with monoclonal antibodies during COVID-19 delta surge had low rates of severe disease, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study of 10,775 high-risk adult patients during the COVID-19 delta variant surge in late 2021 finds that treatment with one of three anti-spike neutralizing monoclonal antibodies for mild to moderate symptoms led to low rates of severe disease, hospitalization, ICU admission and mortality, according to Mayo Clinic researchers. Among patients treated at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and Wisconsin from Aug. 1 to Dec. 1, 2021, who received bamlanivimab/etesevimab, casirivimab/imdevimab or sotrovimab,…

____ (2022-07-03). WHO: Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, Africa concerned. ecns.cn The World Health Organization (WHO) Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent.

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-07-03). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Staff (2022-07-03). Cuba detecta 37 nuevos casos de Covid-19 al cierre de este sábado. cubadebate.cu

WSWS (2022-07-03). Almost 200,000 dead as new COVID wave rips through UK population. wsws.org July 19 will be the first anniversary of what Conservative government Prime Minister Boris Johnson dubbed "Freedom Day", as he tore up almost all COVID safety measures. Since then, almost 45,000 more have died from COVID.

____ (2022-07-03). China's Anhui logs 43 local confirmed COVID-19 cases in latest resurgence. ecns.cn Sixian County in Suzhou City, east China's Anhui Province, has reported 43 locally-transmitted confirmed cases of COVID-19 since June 26, the local government said.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Science Saturday: The art and science of never giving up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anya in February 2018, just before being discharged after her third brain surgery. Photo credit: Colleen Kelly In March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, Anya Magnuson's own health was in crisis. The 21-year-old Minnesotan had already endured four brain surgeries, 35 lumbar punctures and about 11 weeks of hospitalization. At various times during the preceding 28 months, she was treated for fungal meningitis, an inflammatory disease known as neurosarcoidosis, and finally a rare blood…

David John Sorensen (2022-07-03). Vladimir Zelenko, The Vaccine Death Report: Evidence of Millions of Deaths and Serious Adverse Events Resulting from the Experimental COVID-19 Injections. globalresearch.ca This report documents how Worldwide people have died, and millions of serious adverse events have occurred, after injections with the experimental mRNA gene therapy.

____ (2022-07-03). Hong Kong to distribute 290,000 RAT kits following sewage COVID-19 detection. ecns.cn The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Sunday that it will distribute around 290,000 sets of COVID-19 rapid antigen test (RAT) kits as part of a follow-up on the recent detection of the COVID-19 virus in sewage samples…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic joins coalition to end drug shortages. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has joined the End Drugs Shortages Alliance, a coalition that seeks to prevent drug shortages in the U.S. "Drug shortages continue to impact patient care and care delivery. Mayo Clinic is joining this collaborative effort to help ensure patients have access to essential medications and treatments when they need them," says Eric Tichy, Pharm.D., division chair of Pharmacy Supply Solutions at Mayo Clinic. Tichy is serving as chair of the…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic Minute: What men under 40 should know about testicular cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Men's Health Month, and for young men, it's a good time to recognize the signs of testicular cancer. Approximately 1 of every 250 men in the U.S. will develop testicular cancer, with the average age of 33 at the time of diagnosis, according to the American Cancer Society. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCR-az6uphA&feature=youtu.be Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 09) is in the downloads at the end of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The importance of HIV testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has led people to delay testing and treatments for a variety of diseases and conditions. This includes HIV testing. During the pandemic, the number HIV diagnosis decline, but that decline is most attributed to declines in testing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts attribute this decline to less frequent visits to health centers, reduced outreach services, and shifting of public health staff to COVID-19 response activities. June 27…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-07-03). The Collapse of the Canadian University and the Rise of the Church of Covid. libya360.wordpress.com Maximilian C. Forte February of 2022 was a particularly dark month, both in Quebec and in Canada generally. In Quebec, we had the expansion of the use of "vaccine passports" to large, well-ventilated box stores; a curfew had been imposed in January (and was lifted after nearly three weeks); the demonization of the so-called "unvaccinated"…

____ (2022-07-03). Australia surpasses 10,000 COVID-19 deaths. ecns.cn Australia has surpassed 10,000 coronavirus deaths as COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise in the country, with 30 more deaths reported on Sunday.

____ (2022-07-03). (W.E. Talk) Grace Li: How does a novel tell about the identity of young Chinese Americans. ecns.cn "Portrait of a Thief," the debut novel by Stanford Medical student Grace D. Li, was published in the United States in early April this year. The author explores the complexities of Chinese-American identity through an in-depth exploration of the young Asian American experiences. This book was rated as one of the "2022 Most Anticipated Novels" by Goodreads, an American book review network, and Bookbub, an e-book sharing platform."It's a love letter to the Chinese-American experience," the Stanford Daily said. The book has been acquired by Netflix, and she will serve as an executive producer.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Welcome summer with 5 summer safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's officially the first weekend of summer and extreme temperatures continue to affect many parts of the U.S. "It's important to protect yourself and your family from high temperatures and humidity," says Dr. Brittany Beel, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician. "Heat exhaustion can result if your body cannot regulate itself. Basically, it overheats. The good news is that it's preventable." Left untreated, heat exhaustion can result in heatstroke. And, too much sun can lead…

Stop World Control (2022-07-03). Video: The Plan. WHO Plans to Have 10 Years of Pandemics (2020-2030). "Proof that the Pandemic was Planned with a Purpose" globalresearch.ca First published by Global Research on June 1, 2022 | *** | THE PLAN shows the official agenda of the World Health Organization to have ten years of ongoing pandemics, from 2020 to 2030. | This is revealed by a WHO virologist, Marion …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). 6-27-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Today the Minnesota Department of Health announced the first confirmed case of monkeypox in Minnesota. What does this mean for Minnesotans? What steps can people take to stay safe? What should someone do if they think they may be infected? Richard Kennedy, Ph.D., co-director of Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group fielded questions from the media and others on this topic. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic, Sheba Medical Center sign agreement to accelerate health technology growth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn., and TEL AVIV, Israel — Mayo Clinic and Sheba Medical Center have signed an agreement that will make it easier to share health technology and support early stage startup companies. This collaboration will create an environment that enables rapid product development in the U.S. and Israeli markets, allowing technologies to be established and launched to transform health care delivery for all. The initial focus of this collaboration will be on cross referral and…

Staff (2022-07-02). Saadia Farajallah Matar: Palestinian mother's life taken by occupation medical neglect. samidoun.net Saadia Farajallah Matar, a 68-year old imprisoned Palestinian woman, died on Saturday, 2 July, the latest martyr of the prisoners' movement due to the systemic Zionist medical neglect targeting Palestinian prisoners. She passed away of a sudden heart attack as she washed before prayer in the early morning hours in Damon prison, with her fellow …

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2022-07-03: News Headlines

_____ (2022-07-03). Washington Plunges the World into Total Chaos. journal-neo.org Today, politicians and common people in all countries expressly say that the United States is losing its influence on the global stage. Even The Washington Times, by publishing the results of the new survey conducted by Pew Research Center, acknowledges that the prevailing opinion among the US nationals is that America is definitely a loser …

Eva Bartlett (2022-07-03). The Lugansk People's Republic has now been brought under the control of the LPR & Russia. ingaza.wordpress.com All of the Lugansk People's Republic has now been brought under the control of the LPR & Russia. The population who were treated as subhuman (at best), or imprisoned, starved, tortured, executed…by Ukrainian forces & Nazis can now lively freely & without enduring the hell of Ukrainian rule any longer. RELATED:…

_____ (2022-07-03). US national security state censoring anti-imperialists to control 'compatible left'. popularresistance.org Since 2016, US government-backed censorship of websites, YouTube channels, Facebook pages, Twitter profiles, and PayPal accounts has escalated alarmingly. | Washington targets those who counter the narratives that the government and big business media feed us, whether it be about US intervention and attempted overthrow of other governments, Covid, or stories of Russian interference. | With the war in Ukraine, the immense propaganda power of the US government and corporate media has been directed against Russia and intensified on an overwhelming scale.

____ (2022-07-03). Australia surpasses 10,000 COVID-19 deaths. ecns.cn Australia has surpassed 10,000 coronavirus deaths as COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise in the country, with 30 more deaths reported on Sunday.

WSWS (2022-07-03). Almost 200,000 dead as new COVID wave rips through UK population. wsws.org July 19 will be the first anniversary of what Conservative government Prime Minister Boris Johnson dubbed "Freedom Day", as he tore up almost all COVID safety measures. Since then, almost 45,000 more have died from COVID.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic Minute: Fireworks safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For many, the Fourth of July holiday is a time to celebrate with barbecues, parades and fireworks. But, experts say, when it comes to fireworks, it's best to leave it to the professionals. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/AYC8RPDRRvc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Every year, thousands of people are admitted into emergency departments across the country because…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Welcome summer with 5 summer safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's officially the first weekend of summer and extreme temperatures continue to affect many parts of the U.S. "It's important to protect yourself and your family from high temperatures and humidity," says Dr. Brittany Beel, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician. "Heat exhaustion can result if your body cannot regulate itself. Basically, it overheats. The good news is that it's preventable." Left untreated, heat exhaustion can result in heatstroke. And, too much sun can lead…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Patients treated with monoclonal antibodies during COVID-19 delta surge had low rates of severe disease, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study of 10,775 high-risk adult patients during the COVID-19 delta variant surge in late 2021 finds that treatment with one of three anti-spike neutralizing monoclonal antibodies for mild to moderate symptoms led to low rates of severe disease, hospitalization, ICU admission and mortality, according to Mayo Clinic researchers. Among patients treated at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and Wisconsin from Aug. 1 to Dec. 1, 2021, who received bamlanivimab/etesevimab, casirivimab/imdevimab or sotrovimab,…

Staff (2022-07-03). Cuba detecta 37 nuevos casos de Covid-19 al cierre de este sábado. cubadebate.cu

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic joins coalition to end drug shortages. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has joined the End Drugs Shortages Alliance, a coalition that seeks to prevent drug shortages in the U.S. "Drug shortages continue to impact patient care and care delivery. Mayo Clinic is joining this collaborative effort to help ensure patients have access to essential medications and treatments when they need them," says Eric Tichy, Pharm.D., division chair of Pharmacy Supply Solutions at Mayo Clinic. Tichy is serving as chair of the…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health in Indiana join Mayo Clinic Care Network. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health and Mayo Clinic announced Wednesday, June 29, that the two Indiana health systems have joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a group of carefully vetted, independent health care organizations, have special access to Mayo Clinic's knowledge and expertise. Hancock Health and Hendricks Regional Health have a shared vision to provide central Indiana with excellent health care and keep communities healthy…

Dr. Nicole Delépine (2022-07-03). Will the Tragic Fate of World Stars like Celine Dion and Justin Bieber Open the Eyes of their Fans? Impacts of Covid-19 Vaccine. globalresearch.ca What is shocking is that Celine Dion had been a tenacious advocate of the vaccine to the point of imposing the vax on her concert audience. She really believed in it and was a victim of her belief!

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). 6-27-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Today the Minnesota Department of Health announced the first confirmed case of monkeypox in Minnesota. What does this mean for Minnesotans? What steps can people take to stay safe? What should someone do if they think they may be infected? Richard Kennedy, Ph.D., co-director of Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group fielded questions from the media and others on this topic. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to…

David John Sorensen (2022-07-03). Vladimir Zelenko, The Vaccine Death Report: Evidence of Millions of Deaths and Serious Adverse Events Resulting from the Experimental COVID-19 Injections. globalresearch.ca This report documents how Worldwide people have died, and millions of serious adverse events have occurred, after injections with the experimental mRNA gene therapy.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Science Saturday: The art and science of never giving up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anya in February 2018, just before being discharged after her third brain surgery. Photo credit: Colleen Kelly In March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, Anya Magnuson's own health was in crisis. The 21-year-old Minnesotan had already endured four brain surgeries, 35 lumbar punctures and about 11 weeks of hospitalization. At various times during the preceding 28 months, she was treated for fungal meningitis, an inflammatory disease known as neurosarcoidosis, and finally a rare blood…

____ (2022-07-03). Hong Kong to distribute 290,000 RAT kits following sewage COVID-19 detection. ecns.cn The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Sunday that it will distribute around 290,000 sets of COVID-19 rapid antigen test (RAT) kits as part of a follow-up on the recent detection of the COVID-19 virus in sewage samples…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Strategies for staying active with joint pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy an active lifestyle, from gardening to playing golf, cross-country skiing and participating in water fitness. I also walk daily. My knees have begun to bother me, and I am noticing some other aches and pains. I don't want to have to cut back on the activities I love. What can I do to reduce joint issues and cope with joint pain? ANSWER: Joint pain affects people at all stages of life from…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The importance of HIV testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has led people to delay testing and treatments for a variety of diseases and conditions. This includes HIV testing. During the pandemic, the number HIV diagnosis decline, but that decline is most attributed to declines in testing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts attribute this decline to less frequent visits to health centers, reduced outreach services, and shifting of public health staff to COVID-19 response activities. June 27…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic, Sheba Medical Center sign agreement to accelerate health technology growth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn., and TEL AVIV, Israel — Mayo Clinic and Sheba Medical Center have signed an agreement that will make it easier to share health technology and support early stage startup companies. This collaboration will create an environment that enables rapid product development in the U.S. and Israeli markets, allowing technologies to be established and launched to transform health care delivery for all. The initial focus of this collaboration will be on cross referral and…

____ (2022-07-03). China's Anhui logs 43 local confirmed COVID-19 cases in latest resurgence. ecns.cn Sixian County in Suzhou City, east China's Anhui Province, has reported 43 locally-transmitted confirmed cases of COVID-19 since June 26, the local government said.

Stop World Control (2022-07-03). Video: The Plan. WHO Plans to Have 10 Years of Pandemics (2020-2030). "Proof that the Pandemic was Planned with a Purpose" globalresearch.ca First published by Global Research on June 1, 2022 | *** | THE PLAN shows the official agenda of the World Health Organization to have ten years of ongoing pandemics, from 2020 to 2030. | This is revealed by a WHO virologist, Marion …

____ (2022-07-03). WHO: Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, Africa concerned. ecns.cn The World Health Organization (WHO) Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent.

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-07-03). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

____ (2022-07-03). (W.E. Talk) Grace Li: How does a novel tell about the identity of young Chinese Americans. ecns.cn "Portrait of a Thief," the debut novel by Stanford Medical student Grace D. Li, was published in the United States in early April this year. The author explores the complexities of Chinese-American identity through an in-depth exploration of the young Asian American experiences. This book was rated as one of the "2022 Most Anticipated Novels" by Goodreads, an American book review network, and Bookbub, an e-book sharing platform."It's a love letter to the Chinese-American experience," the Stanford Daily said. The book has been acquired by Netflix, and she will serve as an executive producer.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic Minute: What men under 40 should know about testicular cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Men's Health Month, and for young men, it's a good time to recognize the signs of testicular cancer. Approximately 1 of every 250 men in the U.S. will develop testicular cancer, with the average age of 33 at the time of diagnosis, according to the American Cancer Society. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCR-az6uphA&feature=youtu.be Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 09) is in the downloads at the end of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-03). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Regenerating damaged skin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine is an emerging field that looks to repair, replace or restore diseased cells, tissues or organs. One specialty that's a natural fit for regenerative medicine is dermatology. That's because the skin is the largest organ that regenerates in the body. "Regenerative medicine is the idea that we can reestablish form and function," says Dr. Saranya Wyles, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist. "So when we are born, we have that baby skin. And as we…

_____ (2022-07-02). No, NATO Will Not Get Ready For War. popularresistance.org NATO does not have 300,000 troops to put on high alert. The troops are controlled by member states and I see no willingness by any of them to shoulder the costs that a real high alert status would have. Units on high alert means that they fully manned with no one on vacation and with enough supplies ready to sustain weeks of battle. All of that costs money. Member states will instead designate existing units as 'high alert' ones and change nothing else in their usual equipment and training. | The statement is pure NATO public relations fluff. Stoltenberg did not even ask or inform member states before he made tha…

Talha Burki (2022-07-02). [World Report] New declaration on neglected tropical diseases endorsed. thelancet.com Signatories reaffirmed their commitment to tackling neglected tropical diseases at a summit in Kigali, pledging US$4 billion. Talha Burki reports.

Staff (2022-07-02). Saadia Farajallah Matar: Palestinian mother's life taken by occupation medical neglect. samidoun.net Saadia Farajallah Matar, a 68-year old imprisoned Palestinian woman, died on Saturday, 2 July, the latest martyr of the prisoners' movement due to the systemic Zionist medical neglect targeting Palestinian prisoners. She passed away of a sudden heart attack as she washed before prayer in the early morning hours in Damon prison, with her fellow …

Prabir Purkayastha (2022-07-02). Will Monkeypox Outbreak Replay AIDS and Covid-19 Script? peoplesdispatch.org With more than 3,400 cases ( As long as monkeypox was

_____ (2022-07-02). Biodiversity Risks to Linger at Least a Half Century After Global Temperature Peaks, Study Says. popularresistance.org Even if global temperatures start to decrease, after peaking this century due to climate change, biodiversity risks are likely to persist for decades, a new study by London's Global University (UCL) and University of Cape Town researchers finds. The potential impacts on biodiversity were modeled against pre-industrial levels if temperatures increased by more than 2 ∞C (35.6 ∞F), before beginning to fall again. | Climate change and all of its anthropomorphic influences are already facing a biodiversity crisis, with mass dieoffs — such as hundreds of migratory birds falling out of the sky in the S…

_____ (2022-07-02). Biodiversity Risks To Linger At Least A Half Century After Temperature Peaks. popularresistance.org Even if global temperatures start to decrease, after peaking this century due to climate change, biodiversity risks are likely to persist for decades, a new study by London's Global University (UCL) and University of Cape Town researchers finds. The potential impacts on biodiversity were modeled against pre-industrial levels if temperatures increased by more than 2 ∞C (35.6 ∞F), before beginning to fall again. | Climate change and all of its anthropomorphic influences are already facing a biodiversity crisis, with mass dieoffs — such as hundreds of migratory birds falling out of the sky in the S…

_____ (2022-07-02). How Bezos And His Company Wrap Themselves In The Flag. popularresistance.org Corporate America loves to proclaim its love and support for "our veterans." The persistent problem of veteran suicide has provided big firms with an opportunity to demonstrate their concern about the health and well-being of former military personnel, including those they employ. Unfortunately, at companies like Amazon, this performative patriotism does not involve improving working conditions or changing any management practices that might actually make them better employers, even while they pledge to hire more employees with military backgrounds.

Shriya Singh (2022-07-02). Climate change deepens crisis in Pakistan. peoplesdispatch.org Since March 2022, Pakistan has been experiencing an unprecedented heatwave and a series of extreme climate events ranging from flash floods to forest fires. Experts have expressed concerns about the catastrophic impact on the health and livelihoods of the most vulnerable and marginalized communities in the country…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why it's important to help kids who identify as LGBTQ and may be struggling. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's not uncommon for teens to experience mental health issues like anxiety. It's believed 1 in 5 young people experiences some type of mental health issue during their teen years. For LGBTQ youth, the statistics are alarming. A recent national survey showed 45% expressed serious suicidal ideation. Dr. Marcie Billings, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, says these kids need support. It can be as simple as listening. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9qUM8FHQyVE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

Sohil Pothiawala, Rhian Miranda, Ian Civil (2022-07-02). [Clinical Picture] Not all post-traumatic swellings are haematomas: be alert to a Morel-Lavallée lesion. thelancet.com A 34-year-old man was brought to our Emergency Department after a truck ran over the right side of his body while he was out walking. He had no medical history.

____ (2022-07-02). Expansion in air as June PMI back to black. ecns.cn China's factory activity expanded in June for the first time in four months as new orders and production improved, suggesting the country's economic recovery is gathering pace amid better containment of the COVID-19 pandemic and more substantial policy support, officials and experts said on Thursday.

Daniel C Perry, Juul Achten, Ruth Knight, Duncan Appelbe, Susan J Dutton, Melina Dritsaki, James M Mason, Damian T Roland, Shrouk Messahel, James Widnall, Matthew L Costa, FORCE Collaborators in collaboration with PERUKI (2022-07-02). [Articles] Immobilisation of torus fractures of the wrist in children (FORCE): a randomised controlled equivalence trial in the UK. thelancet.com This trial found equivalence in pain at 3 days in children with a torus fracture of the distal radius assigned to the offer of a bandage group or the rigid immobilisation group, with no between-group differences in pain or function during the 6 weeks of follow-up.

Chris McCall (2022-07-02). [World Report] New Zealand launches new Māori health authority. thelancet.com The new body aims to tackle health inequities, but is proving politically divisive. Chris McCall reports.

WSWS (2022-07-02). Latest COVID-19 surge deepens across Europe and globally, fueled by Omicron BA.4 and BA.5. wsws.org The BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants are fueling a new surge in global COVID-19 cases. The WHO director-general warned that our ability to track infections is threatened because testing and sequencing have been drastically reduced.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo's new MRI Program graduates prepare to fill growing demand for techs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Call it a formality, call it inevitable — and now call it a success. With a nationwide surge in demand — including at Mayo Clinic — for MRI technologists, the time was right to create a program that streamlined the process for students with an interest in the field. Building from concept in 2018 to a program in 2021 required patience. And one year in, the Department of Radiology has been rewarded as the Mayo…

Faisal Mahmood, Eric J Topol (2022-07-02). [Perspectives] Digitising heart transplant rejection. thelancet.com For more than four decades, the monitoring of cardiac allograft rejection (CAR) has been achieved by surveillance endomyocardial biopsies (EMBs) and manual assessment by cardiac pathology experts. The first criteria for histological assessment of EMBs were devised during the 1970s, and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) developed standardised guidelines in the 1990s that have been frequently updated. Besides rejection, these guidelines also pertain to the subtype of rejection (cellular or antibody) and CAR severity.

Jayati Ghosh (2022-07-02). [Perspectives] The journey to greater equality. thelancet.com Economic inequalities have increased substantially across the world in the past three decades and have deepened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas Piketty and his colleagues at the World Inequality Lab at the Paris School of Economics (PSE), France, have been at the forefront of tracking these changes, providing extremely useful analyses based on careful aggregation of national data on income and wealth inequality from a multitude of sources. They have shown that globally, inequality is now as entrenched as it was during the first part of the 20th century.

Andrew Green (2022-07-02). [Obituary] Morton Maimon Mower. thelancet.com Cardiologist and co-inventor of the automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Born on Jan 31, 1933 in Baltimore, MD, USA, he died of cancer on April 25, 2022 in Denver, CO, USA, aged 89 years.

WSWS (2022-07-02). COVID-19 infections rising in Turkey as scientists warn of a new surge. wsws.org The COVID-19 pandemic is on the rise again in Turkey, where the Health Ministry recently confirmed the first official case of monkeypox.

WSWS (2022-07-02). As nurses' contract expires, Michigan Medicine demands 101 concessions and refuses to grant step raises. wsws.org The contract for 6,200 nurses at the University of Michigan hospital and medical school expired on Thursday night with the union taking no measures to advance the fight against the provocative posture of management and the intolerable working conditions that are making patient care unsafe.

WSWS (2022-07-02). "Any self-respecting nurse would run screaming from HCA"—Pennsylvania nurse describes her experience working for Healthcare Corporation of America. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site received a letter from a nurse with several decades of experience working for the Healthcare Corporation of America, the world's largest private hospital owner.

Léo Heller (2022-07-02). [Comment] WASH services and health: syntheses and contexts. thelancet.com An understanding of the associations between adequate water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services and health has long been established, but gaps persist in the policy and research agenda.1 Effective policies require an intersectoral approach that encompasses health, WASH, and other areas, such as urban and rural development, and the environment. For research, it is relevant to address other dimensions of the relationship between WASH and health, including behavioural change, the role of socioeconomic factors, and technology.

Andreas Maercker, Marylene Cloitre, Rahel Bachem, Yolanda R. Schlumpf, Brigitte Khoury, Caitlin Hitchcock, Martin Bohus (2022-07-02). [Seminar] Complex post-traumatic stress disorder. thelancet.com Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (complex PTSD) is a severe mental disorder that emerges in response to traumatic life events. Complex PTSD is characterised by three core post-traumatic symptom clusters, along with chronic and pervasive disturbances in emotion regulation, identity, and relationships. Complex PTSD has been adopted as a new diagnosis in the ICD-11. Individuals with complex PTSD typically have sustained or multiple exposures to trauma, such as childhood abuse and domestic or community violence.

Tiffany Nassiri-Ansari, Phionah Atuhebwe, Akosua Sika Ayisi, Sarah Goulding, Mira Johri, Pascale Allotey, Nina Schwalbe (2022-07-02). [Correspondence] Shifting gender barriers in immunisation in the COVID-19 pandemic response and beyond. thelancet.com 2 years into the COVID-19 pandemic, gender remains marginalised in the global vaccine response. As a stark example, of the 157 countries that reported on COVID-19 vaccine coverage to WHO in April, 2022, only 21 (13%) provided sex-disaggregated data.

Kathy Boutis, Unni Narayanan (2022-07-02). [Comment] Torus fractures of the distal radius: time to focus on symptomatic management. thelancet.com The torus (buckle) fracture of the distal radius is one of the most common fractures in children. This fracture is inherently stable and carries an excellent prognosis,1 and several studies have supported the use of a removable splint primarily for symptom relief and discretionary follow-up.2—5 In The Lancet, Daniel Perry and colleagues6 report the results of a pragmatic randomised trial that was designed to challenge the need for any immobilisation. At 23 emergency departments across the UK, 965 children (379 [39%] female and 586 [61%] male) from age 4 years to 15 years with a torus fracture of the distal…

Staff (2022-07-02). Cuba reporta 42 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 36 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este viernes 1ro. de julio, Cuba reportó 42 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 36 altas médicas. Actualmente hay 125 casos activos, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) en su parte diario este sábado.

Aula Abbara, Bhargavi Rao, Boghuma K Titanji, Yap Boum, Alimuddin Zumla (2022-07-02). [Correspondence] The monkeypox outbreak is amplifying hidden voices in the global discourse. thelancet.com Tulio d Oliveira's Comment1 on the global inattention to infectious disease science done in Africa is timely, as the largest outbreak of monkeypox outside of Africa continues.2 As of June 15, 2022, 2103 laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox have been reported to WHO from 42 countries. The unexpected, unprecedented, and unusual nature of this outbreak in Europe and the Americas has spurred scientific, political, and media attention. Importantly, monkeypox has been known to cause human disease for over 50 years and is endemic in at least ten countries in west and central Africa with over a thousand incidences rep…

Florian Pfaff, Donata Hoffmann, Martin Beer (2022-07-02). [Correspondence] Monkeypox genomic surveillance will challenge lessons learned from SARS-CoV-2. thelancet.com The emergence of a series of epidemiologically connected monkeypox virus infections around the world, with ongoing human-to-human transmission (as of June 15, 2022, 2103 confirmed cases, one probable case, and one death have been reported to WHO from 42 countries), raises concerns of a long-apprehended comeback of a human-adapted orthopoxvirus related to variola virus, the aetiological agent of smallpox. Since variola virus had no natural reservoir other than humans, the eradication of the virus by use of highly effective vaccines against orthopoxviruses was irreversible.

The Lancet (2022-07-02). [Editorial] Ending child marriage: ensuring healthy futures for girls. thelancet.com One in five women are married before the age of 18 years. This fact has serious ramifications for health and wellbeing. Child marriage is associated with pregnancy at a young age, dangerous complications during pregnancy and childbirth, HIV acquisition, and intimate partner violence. Demographic changes mean that the number of adolescents is increasing and therefore more people will be at risk of child marriage. Disruption to education and a rise in poverty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is estimated to put another 10 million girls at risk of child marriage over the next decade, in addition to the 100 million wh…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Consumer Health: What do you know about headaches? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about headaches. Headache is pain in any region of the head. Headaches may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a viselike quality. A headache may appear as a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation or a dull ache. Headaches can develop gradually…

Liz Grant, Corinne Reid, Heather Buesseler, David Addiss (2022-07-02). [Comment] A compassion narrative for the sustainable development goals: conscious and connected action. thelancet.com At the midpoint of the 15-year timeline for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),1 the world is unprepared. The global community arguably has the scientific, technical, and political tools needed to achieve most, if not all, of the 169 SDG targets, yet we are far from the finish line. In 2019, UN Secretary General António Guterres warned that global efforts were insufficient and called for radical change.2 Such change never materialised. The COVID-19 pandemic shocked many of the systems needed to achieve the SDGs, revealing deep inequities and the inadequacy of siloed approaches to health and fal…

Jennyfer Wolf, Sydney Hubbard, Michael Brauer, Argaw Ambelu, Benjamin F Arnold, Robert Bain, Valerie Bauza, Joe Brown, Bethany A Caruso, Thomas Clasen, John M Colford, Matthew C Freeman, Bruce Gordon, Richard B Johnston, Andrew Mertens, Annette Pràºss-Ustàºn, Ian Ross, Jeffrey Stanaway, Jeff T Zhao, Oliver Cumming, Sophie Boisson (2022-07-02). [Articles] Effectiveness of interventions to improve drinking water, sanitation, and handwashing with soap on risk of diarrhoeal disease in children in low-income and middle-income settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. thelancet.com WASH interventions reduced risk of diarrhoea in children in LMICs. Interventions supplying either water filtered at POU, higher water quality from an improved source on premises, or basic sanitation services with sewer connection were associated with increased reductions. Our results support higher service levels called for under SDG 6. Notably, no studies evaluated interventions that delivered access to safely managed WASH services, the level of service to which universal coverage by 2030 is committed under the SDG.

Richard Horton (2022-07-02). [Comment] Offline: Changing the argument for health. thelancet.com One institution that has thrived, despite the UK's reputational implosion (see last week's Offline), is Chatham House. Also known as the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House is a globally respected independent policy centre that conducts research, promotes dialogue, and generates ideas to advance decision making for some of the most intractable issues in foreign affairs. Rob Yates leads Chatham House's Centre for Universal Health. His predecessor, David Heymann, established Chatham House as an important voice in global health.

Susan Jaffe (2022-07-02). [World Report] Federal abortion rights end, but not legal challenges. thelancet.com The US Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade is due to spark further court cases. Susan Jaffe reports from Washington, DC.

WSWS (2022-07-02). Protests in Akron, Ohio after initial autopsy confirms police shot unarmed Jayland Walker 60 times. wsws.org Anticipating mass outrage ahead of the public release of portions of body camera footage on Sunday, the Democratic mayor of Akron has canceled Fourth of July celebrations in the city.

Betsey Piette (2022-07-01). Prison hunger strikers challenge solitary torture. workers.org Bulletin: WW received notice of a new letter from Michael Rivera who wrote: "While active participants in the hunger strike are down to 7 to 10 individuals, around 45 to people in the IMU unit are refusing to do anything with the program, saying 'without us there is no . . . |

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2022-07-02: News Headlines

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-07-02). Pride Celebrations Return to SF and Bay Area. indybay.org Not quite the massive exuberance of the pre-pandemic, pre-Ukraine , pre-court attacks on human rights events. Nancy Pelosi was booed.

Talha Burki (2022-07-02). [World Report] New declaration on neglected tropical diseases endorsed. thelancet.com Signatories reaffirmed their commitment to tackling neglected tropical diseases at a summit in Kigali, pledging US$4 billion. Talha Burki reports.

Prabir Purkayastha (2022-07-02). Will Monkeypox Outbreak Replay AIDS and Covid-19 Script? peoplesdispatch.org With more than 3,400 cases ( As long as monkeypox was

Jayati Ghosh (2022-07-02). [Perspectives] The journey to greater equality. thelancet.com Economic inequalities have increased substantially across the world in the past three decades and have deepened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas Piketty and his colleagues at the World Inequality Lab at the Paris School of Economics (PSE), France, have been at the forefront of tracking these changes, providing extremely useful analyses based on careful aggregation of national data on income and wealth inequality from a multitude of sources. They have shown that globally, inequality is now as entrenched as it was during the first part of the 20th century.

Faisal Mahmood, Eric J Topol (2022-07-02). [Perspectives] Digitising heart transplant rejection. thelancet.com For more than four decades, the monitoring of cardiac allograft rejection (CAR) has been achieved by surveillance endomyocardial biopsies (EMBs) and manual assessment by cardiac pathology experts. The first criteria for histological assessment of EMBs were devised during the 1970s, and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) developed standardised guidelines in the 1990s that have been frequently updated. Besides rejection, these guidelines also pertain to the subtype of rejection (cellular or antibody) and CAR severity.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic, Médica Sur expand relationship to advance cancer care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MEXICO CITY — Médica Sur, the first international member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and Mayo Clinic will deepen their relationship by working together to advance cancer care at Médica Sur. The new collaboration will begin July 1. Dr. Misael Uribe Esquivel The expanded collaboration will initially be centered around enhancing breast cancer care, including diagnostics and treatment, with plans to add other forms of cancer and additional medical specialties. "What has motivated Médica…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health in Indiana join Mayo Clinic Care Network. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health and Mayo Clinic announced Wednesday, June 29, that the two Indiana health systems have joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a group of carefully vetted, independent health care organizations, have special access to Mayo Clinic's knowledge and expertise. Hancock Health and Hendricks Regional Health have a shared vision to provide central Indiana with excellent health care and keep communities healthy…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Strategies for staying active with joint pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy an active lifestyle, from gardening to playing golf, cross-country skiing and participating in water fitness. I also walk daily. My knees have begun to bother me, and I am noticing some other aches and pains. I don't want to have to cut back on the activities I love. What can I do to reduce joint issues and cope with joint pain? ANSWER: Joint pain affects people at all stages of life from…

Sohil Pothiawala, Rhian Miranda, Ian Civil (2022-07-02). [Clinical Picture] Not all post-traumatic swellings are haematomas: be alert to a Morel-Lavallée lesion. thelancet.com A 34-year-old man was brought to our Emergency Department after a truck ran over the right side of his body while he was out walking. He had no medical history.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: Reducing dementia risks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org More than 55 million people worldwide are believed to be living with dementia, according to the World Health Organization. And women are likely to be twice as affected by dementia as men. Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities. It's not one disease. And Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Mayo Clinic, says…

WSWS (2022-07-02). Latest COVID-19 surge deepens across Europe and globally, fueled by Omicron BA.4 and BA.5. wsws.org The BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants are fueling a new surge in global COVID-19 cases. The WHO director-general warned that our ability to track infections is threatened as testing and sequencing have been drastically reduced.

Susan Jaffe (2022-07-02). [World Report] Federal abortion rights end, but not legal challenges. thelancet.com The US Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade is due to spark further court cases. Susan Jaffe reports from Washington, DC.

WSWS (2022-07-02). Protests in Akron, Ohio after initial autopsy confirms police shot unarmed Jayland Walker 60 times. wsws.org Anticipating mass outrage ahead of the public release of portions of body camera footage on Sunday, the Democratic mayor of Akron has canceled Fourth of July celebrations in the city.

WSWS (2022-07-02). As nurses' contract expires, Michigan Medicine demands 101 concessions and refuses to grant step raises. wsws.org The contract for 6,200 nurses at the University of Michigan hospital and medical school expired on Thursday night with the union taking no measures to advance the fight against the provocative posture of management and the intolerable working conditions that are making patient care unsafe.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: Researching tennis wrist injuries. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Tennis takes place on the grass courts of Wimbledon over the next two weeks. And from beginners to the pros, injuries from playing the game do happen, especially in the wrist. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/MdqiKTYHJ70 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 11) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Whether it's the serve, forehand, backhand or volley, tennis puts a lot of stress on…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Consumer Health: What do you know about headaches? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about headaches. Headache is pain in any region of the head. Headaches may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a viselike quality. A headache may appear as a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation or a dull ache. Headaches can develop gradually…

Florian Pfaff, Donata Hoffmann, Martin Beer (2022-07-02). [Correspondence] Monkeypox genomic surveillance will challenge lessons learned from SARS-CoV-2. thelancet.com The emergence of a series of epidemiologically connected monkeypox virus infections around the world, with ongoing human-to-human transmission (as of June 15, 2022, 2103 confirmed cases, one probable case, and one death have been reported to WHO from 42 countries), raises concerns of a long-apprehended comeback of a human-adapted orthopoxvirus related to variola virus, the aetiological agent of smallpox. Since variola virus had no natural reservoir other than humans, the eradication of the virus by use of highly effective vaccines against orthopoxviruses was irreversible.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo's new MRI Program graduates prepare to fill growing demand for techs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Call it a formality, call it inevitable — and now call it a success. With a nationwide surge in demand — including at Mayo Clinic — for MRI technologists, the time was right to create a program that streamlined the process for students with an interest in the field. Building from concept in 2018 to a program in 2021 required patience. And one year in, the Department of Radiology has been rewarded as the Mayo…

Staff (2022-07-02). Cuba reporta 42 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 36 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este viernes 1ro. de julio, Cuba reportó 42 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 36 altas médicas. Actualmente hay 125 casos activos, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) en su parte diario este sábado.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why you should come out as LGBTQ to your health care team. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LGBTQ Pride Month is celebrated each June to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or gender-nonconforming people have had, and continue to have, on society. While millions may celebrate, many members of the LGBTQ community continue to experience stigma and keep their identities hidden. That may mean not sharing their sexual identity or orientation with their health care team. Dr. Natalie Erbs, a Mayo Clinic family medicine physician, says it's important information to…

Liz Grant, Corinne Reid, Heather Buesseler, David Addiss (2022-07-02). [Comment] A compassion narrative for the sustainable development goals: conscious and connected action. thelancet.com At the midpoint of the 15-year timeline for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),1 the world is unprepared. The global community arguably has the scientific, technical, and political tools needed to achieve most, if not all, of the 169 SDG targets, yet we are far from the finish line. In 2019, UN Secretary General António Guterres warned that global efforts were insufficient and called for radical change.2 Such change never materialised. The COVID-19 pandemic shocked many of the systems needed to achieve the SDGs, revealing deep inequities and the inadequacy of siloed approaches to health and fal…

Jennyfer Wolf, Sydney Hubbard, Michael Brauer, Argaw Ambelu, Benjamin F Arnold, Robert Bain, Valerie Bauza, Joe Brown, Bethany A Caruso, Thomas Clasen, John M Colford, Matthew C Freeman, Bruce Gordon, Richard B Johnston, Andrew Mertens, Annette Pràºss-Ustàºn, Ian Ross, Jeffrey Stanaway, Jeff T Zhao, Oliver Cumming, Sophie Boisson (2022-07-02). [Articles] Effectiveness of interventions to improve drinking water, sanitation, and handwashing with soap on risk of diarrhoeal disease in children in low-income and middle-income settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. thelancet.com WASH interventions reduced risk of diarrhoea in children in LMICs. Interventions supplying either water filtered at POU, higher water quality from an improved source on premises, or basic sanitation services with sewer connection were associated with increased reductions. Our results support higher service levels called for under SDG 6. Notably, no studies evaluated interventions that delivered access to safely managed WASH services, the level of service to which universal coverage by 2030 is committed under the SDG.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Science Saturday: The art and science of never giving up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anya in February 2018, just before being discharged after her third brain surgery. Photo credit: Colleen Kelly In March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, Anya Magnuson's own health was in crisis. The 21-year-old Minnesotan had already endured four brain surgeries, 35 lumbar punctures and about 11 weeks of hospitalization. At various times during the preceding 28 months, she was treated for fungal meningitis, an inflammatory disease known as neurosarcoidosis, and finally a rare blood…

WSWS (2022-07-02). "Any self-respecting nurse would run screaming from HCA"—Pennsylvania nurse describes her experience working for Healthcare Corporation of America. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site received a letter from a nurse with several decades of experience working for the Healthcare Corporation of America, the world's largest private hospital owner.

The Lancet (2022-07-02). [Editorial] Ending child marriage: ensuring healthy futures for girls. thelancet.com One in five women are married before the age of 18 years. This fact has serious ramifications for health and wellbeing. Child marriage is associated with pregnancy at a young age, dangerous complications during pregnancy and childbirth, HIV acquisition, and intimate partner violence. Demographic changes mean that the number of adolescents is increasing and therefore more people will be at risk of child marriage. Disruption to education and a rise in poverty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is estimated to put another 10 million girls at risk of child marriage over the next decade, in addition to the 100 million wh…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Q and A: How does diabetes affect the heart? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 42 and recently was diagnosed with diabetes. My doctor said I could manage the condition with diet and exercise for now but suggested I follow up with a cardiologist. As far as I know, my heart is fine. What is the connection between diabetes and heart health? ANSWER: The number of people worldwide with diabetes is rising. While many may not realize it, having diabetes comes with a higher risk for heart…

____ (2022-07-02). China's Anhui logs 43 local confirmed COVID-19 cases in latest resurgence. ecns.cn Sixian County in Suzhou City, east China's Anhui Province, has reported 43 locally-transmitted confirmed cases of COVID-19 since June 26, the local government said.

ELEL (2022-07-02). [Department of Error] Department of Error. thelancet.com Li G, Cappuccini F, Marchevsky N G, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine in children aged 6—17 years: a preliminary report of COV006, a phase 2 single-blind, randomised, controlled trial. Lancet 2022; 399: 2212—25—In this Article, in figure 2, "LI" has been added to the x-axis labels reporting results of first and second vaccination doses in children aged 6—11 years, to indicate that these participants were assigned to the long interval schedule. Additionally, the eighth sentence of the second paragraph of the Statistical analysis section should have re…

Chris McCall (2022-07-02). [World Report] New Zealand launches new Māori health authority. thelancet.com The new body aims to tackle health inequities, but is proving politically divisive. Chris McCall reports.

____ (2022-07-02). Expansion in air as June PMI back to black. ecns.cn China's factory activity expanded in June for the first time in four months as new orders and production improved, suggesting the country's economic recovery is gathering pace amid better containment of the COVID-19 pandemic and more substantial policy support, officials and experts said on Thursday.

Tiffany Nassiri-Ansari, Phionah Atuhebwe, Akosua Sika Ayisi, Sarah Goulding, Mira Johri, Pascale Allotey, Nina Schwalbe (2022-07-02). [Correspondence] Shifting gender barriers in immunisation in the COVID-19 pandemic response and beyond. thelancet.com 2 years into the COVID-19 pandemic, gender remains marginalised in the global vaccine response. As a stark example, of the 157 countries that reported on COVID-19 vaccine coverage to WHO in April, 2022, only 21 (13%) provided sex-disaggregated data.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). How does a man get Peyronie's disease? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Peyronie's (pay-roe-NEEZ) disease is a scar-forming condition that can cause pain, penile bending, penile shortening and erectile dysfunction. The condition, which is estimated to affect millions of men in the U.S., is characterized by a curvature of 15 degrees or more during erection. "Most men with Peyronie's disease present during their sexually active years — 40 to 50 years of age," says Dr. Gregory Broderick. "They have no other problems with erection, other than the…

Léo Heller (2022-07-02). [Comment] WASH services and health: syntheses and contexts. thelancet.com An understanding of the associations between adequate water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services and health has long been established, but gaps persist in the policy and research agenda.1 Effective policies require an intersectoral approach that encompasses health, WASH, and other areas, such as urban and rural development, and the environment. For research, it is relevant to address other dimensions of the relationship between WASH and health, including behavioural change, the role of socioeconomic factors, and technology.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic joins coalition to end drug shortages. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has joined the End Drugs Shortages Alliance, a coalition that seeks to prevent drug shortages in the U.S. "Drug shortages continue to impact patient care and care delivery. Mayo Clinic is joining this collaborative effort to help ensure patients have access to essential medications and treatments when they need them," says Eric Tichy, Pharm.D., division chair of Pharmacy Supply Solutions at Mayo Clinic. Tichy is serving as chair of the…

WSWS (2022-07-02). COVID-19 infections rising in Turkey as scientists warn of a new surge. wsws.org The COVID-19 pandemic is on the rise again in Turkey, where the Health Ministry has also recently confirmed the first official case of monkeypox.

Daniel C Perry, Juul Achten, Ruth Knight, Duncan Appelbe, Susan J Dutton, Melina Dritsaki, James M Mason, Damian T Roland, Shrouk Messahel, James Widnall, Matthew L Costa, FORCE Collaborators in collaboration with PERUKI (2022-07-02). [Articles] Immobilisation of torus fractures of the wrist in children (FORCE): a randomised controlled equivalence trial in the UK. thelancet.com This trial found equivalence in pain at 3 days in children with a torus fracture of the distal radius assigned to the offer of a bandage group or the rigid immobilisation group, with no between-group differences in pain or function during the 6 weeks of follow-up.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic, UnitedHealthcare agree to multi-year commercial and Medicare Advantage relationship. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealthcare have reached an agreement on a new, multi-year network relationship. The agreement ensures members enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored and individual health plans have continued access to quality care at Mayo Clinic's national network of hospitals, clinics, physicians and other providers. Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealthcare also have established a new relationship that will give members enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans in-network access to Mayo Clinic Rochester and Mayo Clinic Health System…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). 6-27-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Today the Minnesota Department of Health announced the first confirmed case of monkeypox in Minnesota. What does this mean for Minnesotans? What steps can people take to stay safe? What should someone do if they think they may be infected? Richard Kennedy, Ph.D., co-director of Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group fielded questions from the media and others on this topic. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: Fireworks safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For many, the Fourth of July holiday is a time to celebrate with barbecues, parades and fireworks. But, experts say, when it comes to fireworks, it's best to leave it to the professionals. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/AYC8RPDRRvc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Every year, thousands of people are admitted into emergency departments across the country because…

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-07-02). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Andrew Green (2022-07-02). [Obituary] Morton Maimon Mower. thelancet.com Cardiologist and co-inventor of the automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Born on Jan 31, 1933 in Baltimore, MD, USA, he died of cancer on April 25, 2022 in Denver, CO, USA, aged 89 years.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Welcome summer with 5 summer safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's officially the first weekend of summer and extreme temperatures continue to affect many parts of the U.S. "It's important to protect yourself and your family from high temperatures and humidity," says Dr. Brittany Beel, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician. "Heat exhaustion can result if your body cannot regulate itself. Basically, it overheats. The good news is that it's preventable." Left untreated, heat exhaustion can result in heatstroke. And, too much sun can lead…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Patients treated with monoclonal antibodies during COVID-19 delta surge had low rates of severe disease, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study of 10,775 high-risk adult patients during the COVID-19 delta variant surge in late 2021 finds that treatment with one of three anti-spike neutralizing monoclonal antibodies for mild to moderate symptoms led to low rates of severe disease, hospitalization, ICU admission and mortality, according to Mayo Clinic researchers. Among patients treated at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and Wisconsin from Aug. 1 to Dec. 1, 2021, who received bamlanivimab/etesevimab, casirivimab/imdevimab or sotrovimab,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The importance of HIV testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has led people to delay testing and treatments for a variety of diseases and conditions. This includes HIV testing. During the pandemic, the number HIV diagnosis decline, but that decline is most attributed to declines in testing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts attribute this decline to less frequent visits to health centers, reduced outreach services, and shifting of public health staff to COVID-19 response activities. June 27…

Aula Abbara, Bhargavi Rao, Boghuma K Titanji, Yap Boum, Alimuddin Zumla (2022-07-02). [Correspondence] The monkeypox outbreak is amplifying hidden voices in the global discourse. thelancet.com Tulio d Oliveira's Comment1 on the global inattention to infectious disease science done in Africa is timely, as the largest outbreak of monkeypox outside of Africa continues.2 As of June 15, 2022, 2103 laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox have been reported to WHO from 42 countries. The unexpected, unprecedented, and unusual nature of this outbreak in Europe and the Americas has spurred scientific, political, and media attention. Importantly, monkeypox has been known to cause human disease for over 50 years and is endemic in at least ten countries in west and central Africa with over a thousand incidences rep…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: What men under 40 should know about testicular cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Men's Health Month, and for young men, it's a good time to recognize the signs of testicular cancer. Approximately 1 of every 250 men in the U.S. will develop testicular cancer, with the average age of 33 at the time of diagnosis, according to the American Cancer Society. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCR-az6uphA&feature=youtu.be Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 09) is in the downloads at the end of…

Kathy Boutis, Unni Narayanan (2022-07-02). [Comment] Torus fractures of the distal radius: time to focus on symptomatic management. thelancet.com The torus (buckle) fracture of the distal radius is one of the most common fractures in children. This fracture is inherently stable and carries an excellent prognosis,1 and several studies have supported the use of a removable splint primarily for symptom relief and discretionary follow-up.2—5 In The Lancet, Daniel Perry and colleagues6 report the results of a pragmatic randomised trial that was designed to challenge the need for any immobilisation. At 23 emergency departments across the UK, 965 children (379 [39%] female and 586 [61%] male) from age 4 years to 15 years with a torus fracture of the distal…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Regenerating damaged skin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine is an emerging field that looks to repair, replace or restore diseased cells, tissues or organs. One specialty that's a natural fit for regenerative medicine is dermatology. That's because the skin is the largest organ that regenerates in the body. "Regenerative medicine is the idea that we can reestablish form and function," says Dr. Saranya Wyles, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist. "So when we are born, we have that baby skin. And as we…

Andreas Maercker, Marylene Cloitre, Rahel Bachem, Yolanda R. Schlumpf, Brigitte Khoury, Caitlin Hitchcock, Martin Bohus (2022-07-02). [Seminar] Complex post-traumatic stress disorder. thelancet.com Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (complex PTSD) is a severe mental disorder that emerges in response to traumatic life events. Complex PTSD is characterised by three core post-traumatic symptom clusters, along with chronic and pervasive disturbances in emotion regulation, identity, and relationships. Complex PTSD has been adopted as a new diagnosis in the ICD-11. Individuals with complex PTSD typically have sustained or multiple exposures to trauma, such as childhood abuse and domestic or community violence.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why it's important to help kids who identify as LGBTQ and may be struggling. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's not uncommon for teens to experience mental health issues like anxiety. It's believed 1 in 5 young people experiences some type of mental health issue during their teen years. For LGBTQ youth, the statistics are alarming. A recent national survey showed 45% expressed serious suicidal ideation. Dr. Marcie Billings, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, says these kids need support. It can be as simple as listening. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9qUM8FHQyVE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

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2022-07-01: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-07-01). World Health Organization warns of war, famine, pestilence and death. wsws.org At their Wednesday press conference, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, raised concerns over the state of the globe.

Editor2 (2022-07-01). Studying the Venezuelan Approach to Learning. orinocotribune.com By Logan Williams &#1 ; Jun 26, 2022 | As educators across the globe have begun to examine alternative forms of schooling post-covid, it is time to examine the revolutionary, egalitarian and innovative Bolivarian education system, writes Logan Williams. | The merits of the Bolivarian system are plain to see through the country having one of the highest educational progress rates in Latin America and a truly comprehensive system funded by the Venezuelan government led by the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. | In order to understand the Venezuelan education system, it is necessary to examine both its foundation…

_____ (2022-07-01). Democrats Exposed By the End of Roe v. Wade. popularresistance.org In May 2022, a memo was leaked to the media which indicated that the Supreme Court would overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision which legalized abortion. Despite the warning, the announcement of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision sent shockwaves across the country. The 6 to 3 conservative majority is doing just what republicans promised they would do if they were given electoral control of the presidency, Senate, and state legislatures. | The shock that a 50-year old right has been eliminated produced the expected reactions. There were protests at the homes of justices, at federal courthous…

_____ (2022-07-01). Health care workers struggles continue across the US. popularresistance.org Nurses and other health care workers across the nation are rising up in a growing wave of strikes and protests against understaffing, lack of crucial supplies, exhausting workloads and the erosion of their living standards by the sharp rise in inflation. | Conditions for health care workers around the world have been greatly worsened by the response of the ruling class to the pandemic. Many are leaving the profession, further deepening the crisis. According to a March 24 report in Healthcare IT News, 90 percent of US nurses are considering leaving the profession.

_____ (2022-07-01). Machinists' Retirees 751 Resolve to End ACO REACH. popularresistance.org On June 13th the International Association of Machinists IAM 751 Retirement Club voted overwhelmingly to end the privatization of Medicare and to send their resolution to their congressional delegation, to President Biden, and to Secretary Xavier Becerra at Health and Human Services. | Machinists' District 751 represents 27,000 members who work at Boeing and some smaller shops across the state of Washington. It is one of the largest organizations within the IAM. | The privatization scheme the 751 Retirement Club opposes is ACO REACH, formerly called direct contracting entities (DCE). It is a pilot program in whic…

____ (2022-07-01). Expansion in air as June PMI back to black. ecns.cn China's factory activity expanded in June for the first time in four months as new orders and production improved, suggesting the country's economic recovery is gathering pace amid better containment of the COVID-19 pandemic and more substantial policy support, officials and experts said on Thursday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The importance of HIV testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has led people to delay testing and treatments for a variety of diseases and conditions. This includes HIV testing. During the pandemic, the number HIV diagnosis decline, but that decline is most attributed to declines in testing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts attribute this decline to less frequent visits to health centers, reduced outreach services, and shifting of public health staff to COVID-19 response activities. June 27…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic, Sheba Medical Center sign agreement to accelerate health technology growth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn., and TEL AVIV, Israel — Mayo Clinic and Sheba Medical Center have signed an agreement that will make it easier to share health technology and support early stage startup companies. This collaboration will create an environment that enables rapid product development in the U.S. and Israeli markets, allowing technologies to be established and launched to transform health care delivery for all. The initial focus of this collaboration will be on cross referral and…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Welcome summer with 5 summer safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's officially the first weekend of summer and extreme temperatures continue to affect many parts of the U.S. "It's important to protect yourself and your family from high temperatures and humidity," says Dr. Brittany Beel, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician. "Heat exhaustion can result if your body cannot regulate itself. Basically, it overheats. The good news is that it's preventable." Left untreated, heat exhaustion can result in heatstroke. And, too much sun can lead…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Consumer Health: What do you know about headaches? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about headaches. Headache is pain in any region of the head. Headaches may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a viselike quality. A headache may appear as a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation or a dull ache. Headaches can develop gradually…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). 6-27-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Today the Minnesota Department of Health announced the first confirmed case of monkeypox in Minnesota. What does this mean for Minnesotans? What steps can people take to stay safe? What should someone do if they think they may be infected? Richard Kennedy, Ph.D., co-director of Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group fielded questions from the media and others on this topic. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-07-01). New device could accelerate the development of T-cell immunotherapies for cancer. imperial.ac.uk Imperial researchers have invented a device that can rapidly select T-cells that are most effective at attacking cancer cells.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-07-01). República Dominicana registra 1.028 nuevos casos de Covid-19. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento, República Dominicana mantiene 3.845 casos activos y reporta 4.383 decesos desde el inicio de la pandemia en marzo de 2020.

Staff (2022-07-01). Cuba reporta 22 nuevos casos de COVID-19 e igual número de altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del día de ayer, 30 de junio, se encuentran ingresados un total de 315 pacientes, sospechosos 196 y confirmados activos 119. En el día en Cuba para la covid-19 se realizaron un total de 2 430 muestras para la vigilancia, resultando positivas 22. El país acumula 13 964 854 muestras realizadas y 1 106 045 positivas. Se dieron 22 altas médicas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Regenerating damaged skin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine is an emerging field that looks to repair, replace or restore diseased cells, tissues or organs. One specialty that's a natural fit for regenerative medicine is dermatology. That's because the skin is the largest organ that regenerates in the body. "Regenerative medicine is the idea that we can reestablish form and function," says Dr. Saranya Wyles, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist. "So when we are born, we have that baby skin. And as we…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Strategies for staying active with joint pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy an active lifestyle, from gardening to playing golf, cross-country skiing and participating in water fitness. I also walk daily. My knees have begun to bother me, and I am noticing some other aches and pains. I don't want to have to cut back on the activities I love. What can I do to reduce joint issues and cope with joint pain? ANSWER: Joint pain affects people at all stages of life from…

Peter Maiden (2022-07-01). Abortion Rights Rally in Fresno June 28. indybay.org People protested the anti-abortion Supreme Court decision at Fresno City Hall on Tuesday, June 28.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-07-01). Imperial celebrates links with Vietnam at Education Forum. imperial.ac.uk Imperial celebrated its growing links with Vietnam by hosting the UK-Vietnam Education Collaboration Forum at White City.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-07-01). Colombia pone fin a la alerta epidemiológica por la pandemia. telesurtv.net Tras 25 meses de alerta sanitaria, Colombia espera regresar a la normalidad, a pesar de registrarse más de 25.000 casos activos de coronavirus.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-07-01). India entrega seis toneladas de medicamentos a Afganistán. telesurtv.net La Cancillería aclaró que estos envíos de ayuda médica fueron entregados a la OMS y al Hospital Infantil Indira Gandhi.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-07-01). Bolivia anuncia medidas de protección ante quinta ola de Covid-19. telesurtv.net La nueva disposición entrará en vigencia desde el primero de julio hasta el 31 de agosto.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo's new MRI Program graduates prepare to fill growing demand for techs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Call it a formality, call it inevitable — and now call it a success. With a nationwide surge in demand — including at Mayo Clinic — for MRI technologists, the time was right to create a program that streamlined the process for students with an interest in the field. Building from concept in 2018 to a program in 2021 required patience. And one year in, the Department of Radiology has been rewarded as the Mayo…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Science Saturday: The art and science of never giving up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anya in February 2018, just before being discharged after her third brain surgery. Photo credit: Colleen Kelly In March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, Anya Magnuson's own health was in crisis. The 21-year-old Minnesotan had already endured four brain surgeries, 35 lumbar punctures and about 11 weeks of hospitalization. At various times during the preceding 28 months, she was treated for fungal meningitis, an inflammatory disease known as neurosarcoidosis, and finally a rare blood…

Betsey Piette (2022-07-01). Prison hunger strikers challenge solitary torture. workers.org Bulletin: WW received notice of a new letter from Michael Rivera who wrote: "While active participants in the hunger strike are down to 7 to 10 individuals, around 45 to 50 people in the IMU unit are refusing to do anything with the program, saying 'without us there is no . . . |

WSWS (2022-07-01). Ascension St. John Hospital fires lab technicians after signing outsourcing contract with Labcorp. wsws.org As described by a veteran lab worker from St. John Hospital in the Detroit area, the deal between Ascension Health and Labcorp means that hospital technicians are being terminated and they must reapply for their jobs with the laboratory services contractor.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: What men under 40 should know about testicular cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Men's Health Month, and for young men, it's a good time to recognize the signs of testicular cancer. Approximately 1 of every 250 men in the U.S. will develop testicular cancer, with the average age of 33 at the time of diagnosis, according to the American Cancer Society. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCR-az6uphA&feature=youtu.be Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 09) is in the downloads at the end of…

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-07-01). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Patients treated with monoclonal antibodies during COVID-19 delta surge had low rates of severe disease, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study of 10,775 high-risk adult patients during the COVID-19 delta variant surge in late 2021 finds that treatment with one of three anti-spike neutralizing monoclonal antibodies for mild to moderate symptoms led to low rates of severe disease, hospitalization, ICU admission and mortality, according to Mayo Clinic researchers. Among patients treated at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and Wisconsin from Aug. 1 to Dec. 1, 2021, who received bamlanivimab/etesevimab, casirivimab/imdevimab or sotrovimab,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why it's important to help kids who identify as LGBTQ and may be struggling. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's not uncommon for teens to experience mental health issues like anxiety. It's believed 1 in 5 young people experiences some type of mental health issue during their teen years. For LGBTQ youth, the statistics are alarming. A recent national survey showed 45% expressed serious suicidal ideation. Dr. Marcie Billings, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, says these kids need support. It can be as simple as listening. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9qUM8FHQyVE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-07-01). Friday 7/29: Stolen Legacy: California Pioneers of African Descent. indybay.org Leidesdorff Street | Financial District…

Shotgun Players (2022-07-01). Saturday 7/23: Ashby Stage Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Mural Unveiling. indybay.org Ashby Stage | 1901 Ashby Ave | Berkeley, CA 94703…

Michael Petrelis (2022-07-01). Friday 7/1: Speakout: Cordileone at Mission Dolores. indybay.org Mission Dolores Basilica | 16th and Dolores Streets…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-07-01). Awards recognise remarkable achievements of Imperial staff. imperial.ac.uk Staff at Imperial have been celebrated for their hard work with the Provost's Awards.

WSWS (2022-06-30). Australia: Striking NSW nurses speak on crisis in healthcare. wsws.org "We're constantly working extra hours now. There are not enough staff and not enough beds. Its impacting on patient safety. It's been like this for years, but it's gotten worse with COVID."

WSWS (2022-06-30). Taiwan experiencing one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the world. wsws.org Taiwan has removed nearly all virus mitigation measures in line with the demands of global finance capital.

____ (2022-06-30). Shanghai diners savor resumption of service. ecns.cn Restaurants and hungry diners in Shanghai embraced dine-in service for the first time in three months on Wednesday in the latest recovery after an outbreak of COVID-19 shut the city down.

____ (2022-06-30). Shanghai Disneyland reopens. ecns.cn Shanghai Disney Resort reopened on Thursday after more than three months of closure due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

____ (2022-06-30). China drives surge in online payments. ecns.cn At least 100 million Chinese adults joined the ranks of people making digital payments in 2021, leading the global surge in the use of online transactions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Global Research Team (2022-06-30). Your Support Has Kept Global Research Freely Accessible for Two Decades. globalresearch.ca The goal of the Global Research website is to shed light on complex and controversial issues often neglected by the mainstream media. It is through our readers' support and our authors' endeavors that allows us to sustain this objective. By …

Michael Petrelis (2022-06-30). Friday 7/1: Speakout: 12PM 7/1 Cordileone at Mission Dolores. indybay.org Mission Dolores Basilica | 16th and Dolores Streets…

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2022-06-30: News Headlines

Jim McIlroy (2022-06-30). 20,000 teachers strike for better pay, conditions. greenleft.org.au More than 20,000 teachers marched from Hyde Park to New South Wales Parliament to demand a pay rise and better teaching conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.

Peace council, Birgit Naujeck (2022-06-30). Negotiating at last and The Russian-American Friendship. indybay.org In fact, Russia's war is a response to NATO's eastward expansion, long criticized by the peace movement, and to Western policies of rearmament and confrontation, by which Russia feels more and more existentially threatened. It began as early as the 1990s with the expansion of NATO – contrary to clear, binding commitments to Moscow…

RT (2022-06-30). Russia Challenges Western Accusations at UN Security Council. dissidentvoice.org Caleb Maupin reports on the recent allegation of Russian missile targeting an shopping center in Ukraine, dismissed by Russia at the United Nations.

Kit Klarenberg (2022-06-30). British Security State Collaborator Paul Mason's War on 'Rogue Academics' Exposed. orinocotribune.com By Kit Klarenberg and David Miller &#1 ; Jun 21, 2022 | In his covert assault on antiwar scholars, "left-wing" journalist and security state collaborator Paul Mason enlisted an academic snitch who knew his targets well. | In the latest installment of The Grayzone's ongoing investigation into the anti-democratic, security state-influenced activities of Paul Mason, we look at how one of Britain's most prominent alleged left-wing journalists and an ever-expanding cast of covert helpers targeted scholars who dared challenge establishment narratives on the conflict in Ukraine. | Amidst his campaign to neutralize the U…

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2022-06-30). US, Iran let hopes shape their future — not hurts. peoplesdispatch.org There is a confluence of circumstances today, internal and external, that gives hope. Various compulsions are working on Washington and Tehran — and Brussels — which lend an acute sense of urgency on the part of these main protagonists…

Fight Back (2022-06-30). Over 1000 march in Jacksonville in defense of reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org Jacksonville, FL – Over 1000 people gathered in emergency response at the Duval County Courthouse, downtown Jacksonville, just hours after the Supreme Court announced their decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday, June 24. | The mass protest and march were coordinated by the Jacksonville Community Action Committee (JCAC), Women's March North Florida, Florida Access Network. Florida House Representatives Angie Nixon and Tracie Davis attended and spoke against the Supreme Court decision. | Powerful speakers shared their struggles with reproductive healthcare in the U.S. Nixon and Davis rightfully exposed the lac…

Liberation Staff (2022-06-30). PSL statement: Biden can use executive action to ensure abortion access in all states. liberationnews.org The idea that the federal government can do nothing substantial at this moment, that its hands are tied, is false. This is a matter of political will.

Sheerene Mohamed (2022-06-30). When will abortion become a right for every pregnant person in India? peoplesdispatch.org The 2021 amendment to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act fails on two very important counts: in making abortion a right, and in actually granting access to abortion…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-30). Imperial launches international scholarships for IB students. imperial.ac.uk Imperial is launching a new scholarship programme for international students studying the International Baccalaureate (IB).

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). Welcome summer with 5 summer safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's officially the first weekend of summer and extreme temperatures continue to affect many parts of the U.S. "It's important to protect yourself and your family from high temperatures and humidity," says Dr. Brittany Beel, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician. "Heat exhaustion can result if your body cannot regulate itself. Basically, it overheats. The good news is that it's preventable." Left untreated, heat exhaustion can result in heatstroke. And, too much sun can lead…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). Patients treated with monoclonal antibodies during COVID-19 delta surge had low rates of severe disease, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study of 10,775 high-risk adult patients during the COVID-19 delta variant surge in late 2021 finds that treatment with one of three anti-spike neutralizing monoclonal antibodies for mild to moderate symptoms led to low rates of severe disease, hospitalization, ICU admission and mortality, according to Mayo Clinic researchers. Among patients treated at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and Wisconsin from Aug. 1 to Dec. 1, 2021, who received bamlanivimab/etesevimab, casirivimab/imdevimab or sotrovimab,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). Science Saturday: The art and science of never giving up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anya in February 2018, just before being discharged after her third brain surgery. Photo credit: Colleen Kelly In March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, Anya Magnuson's own health was in crisis. The 21-year-old Minnesotan had already endured four brain surgeries, 35 lumbar punctures and about 11 weeks of hospitalization. At various times during the preceding 28 months, she was treated for fungal meningitis, an inflammatory disease known as neurosarcoidosis, and finally a rare blood…

WSWS (2022-06-30). Australia: Striking NSW nurses speak on crisis in healthcare. wsws.org "We're constantly working extra hours now. There are not enough staff and not enough beds. Its impacting on patient safety. It's been like this for years, but it's gotten worse with COVID."

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-06-30). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Strategies for staying active with joint pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy an active lifestyle, from gardening to playing golf, cross-country skiing and participating in water fitness. I also walk daily. My knees have begun to bother me, and I am noticing some other aches and pains. I don't want to have to cut back on the activities I love. What can I do to reduce joint issues and cope with joint pain? ANSWER: Joint pain affects people at all stages of life from…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). Consumer Health: What do you know about headaches? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about headaches. Headache is pain in any region of the head. Headaches may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a viselike quality. A headache may appear as a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation or a dull ache. Headaches can develop gradually…

____ (2022-06-30). Hainan ramps up opening-up efforts to build world biz hub. ecns.cn China released a master plan in June 2020 to build the island of Hainan into a globally influential and high-level free trade port by the middle of the century.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Regenerating damaged skin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine is an emerging field that looks to repair, replace or restore diseased cells, tissues or organs. One specialty that's a natural fit for regenerative medicine is dermatology. That's because the skin is the largest organ that regenerates in the body. "Regenerative medicine is the idea that we can reestablish form and function," says Dr. Saranya Wyles, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist. "So when we are born, we have that baby skin. And as we…

____ (2022-06-30). Shanghai diners savor resumption of service. ecns.cn Restaurants and hungry diners in Shanghai embraced dine-in service for the first time in three months on Wednesday in the latest recovery after an outbreak of COVID-19 shut the city down.

____ (2022-06-30). Shanghai Disneyland reopens. ecns.cn Shanghai Disney Resort reopened on Thursday after more than three months of closure due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Staff (2022-06-30). Russia condemns Israeli regime attacks on Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA)— Speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council, the First Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, condemned the Zionists' airstrikes on Damascus airport.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). Mayo Clinic, Sheba Medical Center sign agreement to accelerate health technology growth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn., and TEL AVIV, Israel — Mayo Clinic and Sheba Medical Center have signed an agreement that will make it easier to share health technology and support early stage startup companies. This collaboration will create an environment that enables rapid product development in the U.S. and Israeli markets, allowing technologies to be established and launched to transform health care delivery for all. The initial focus of this collaboration will be on cross referral and…

Shotgun Players (2022-06-30). Saturday 7/23: Ashby Stage Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Mural Unveiling. indybay.org Ashby Stage | 1901 Ashby Ave | Berkeley, CA 94703…

WSWS (2022-06-30). Pilots protest across the US as flight cancellations mount ahead of Fourth of July weekend. wsws.org Thousands of Delta pilots are protesting today over exhausting schedules, eroding pay and staff shortages, primarily caused by Covid illnesses and fatigue.

____ (2022-06-30). China drives surge in online payments. ecns.cn At least 100 million Chinese adults joined the ranks of people making digital payments in 2021, leading the global surge in the use of online transactions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The importance of HIV testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has led people to delay testing and treatments for a variety of diseases and conditions. This includes HIV testing. During the pandemic, the number HIV diagnosis decline, but that decline is most attributed to declines in testing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts attribute this decline to less frequent visits to health centers, reduced outreach services, and shifting of public health staff to COVID-19 response activities. June 27…

Peter Maiden (2022-06-30). Abortion Rights Rally in Fresno June 28. indybay.org People protested the anti-abortion Supreme Court decision at Fresno City Hall on Tuesday, June 28.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). Mayo Clinic Minute: What men under 40 should know about testicular cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Men's Health Month, and for young men, it's a good time to recognize the signs of testicular cancer. Approximately 1 of every 250 men in the U.S. will develop testicular cancer, with the average age of 33 at the time of diagnosis, according to the American Cancer Society. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCR-az6uphA&feature=youtu.be Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 09) is in the downloads at the end of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why it's important to help kids who identify as LGBTQ and may be struggling. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's not uncommon for teens to experience mental health issues like anxiety. It's believed 1 in 5 young people experiences some type of mental health issue during their teen years. For LGBTQ youth, the statistics are alarming. A recent national survey showed 45% expressed serious suicidal ideation. Dr. Marcie Billings, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, says these kids need support. It can be as simple as listening. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9qUM8FHQyVE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). 6-27-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Today the Minnesota Department of Health announced the first confirmed case of monkeypox in Minnesota. What does this mean for Minnesotans? What steps can people take to stay safe? What should someone do if they think they may be infected? Richard Kennedy, Ph.D., co-director of Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group fielded questions from the media and others on this topic. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-30). Friday 7/29: Stolen Legacy: California Pioneers of African Descent. indybay.org Leidesdorff Street | Financial District…

Mark Merritt (2022-06-30). Water protectors hold out hope for river flows. greenleft.org.au The second Darling/Baaka River convoy to highlight unsustainable water-sharing plans and ungoverned water-trading practices was organised in early May. Mark Merritt reports.

The Global Research Team (2022-06-30). Your Support Has Kept Global Research Freely Accessible for Two Decades. globalresearch.ca The goal of the Global Research website is to shed light on complex and controversial issues often neglected by the mainstream media. It is through our readers' support and our authors' endeavors that allows us to sustain this objective. By …

Ramzy Baroud (2022-06-30). Palestinians 'are not animals in a zoo': On Kanafani and the need to redefine the role of the 'victim intellectual'. juancole.com Years before the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, US media introduced many new characters, promoting them as 'experts' who helped ratchet up US propaganda, ultimately allowing the US government to secure enough popular support for the war. Though enthusiasm for war began dwindling in later years, the invasion of Iraq had begun with a …

Michael Petrelis (2022-06-30). Friday 7/1: Speakout: 12PM 7/1 Cordileone at Mission Dolores. indybay.org Mission Dolores Basilica | 16th and Dolores Streets…

JANET (2022-06-30). Down with SCOTUS! We will fight back! iacenter.org By Kathy Durkin June 28, 2022 On June 24, the Supreme Court of the United States dealt a stunning blow to over half the country's population when it overturned the right to access legal abortions, granted by the top court 49 years ago in the precedent-setting Roe v. Wade ruling. The court's reactionary majority has denied women and all people who can bear a child equality, bodily autonomy and the right to make medical decisions. Philadelphia, June 24 The dissent from Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan asserts the Court's ruling means: "[F]rom the very moment of fertilization, a woman has no…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-30). Mayo's new MRI Program graduates prepare to fill growing demand for techs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Call it a formality, call it inevitable — and now call it a success. With a nationwide surge in demand — including at Mayo Clinic — for MRI technologists, the time was right to create a program that streamlined the process for students with an interest in the field. Building from concept in 2018 to a program in 2021 required patience. And one year in, the Department of Radiology has been rewarded as the Mayo…

Jake Johnson (2022-06-29). Sanders, Fetterman Urge Buttigieg to Fine Airlines Over Flight Cancellations. commondreams.org "The American people are sick of airlines ripping them off, canceling flights at the last minute, and delaying flights for hours on end," said the Vermont senator.

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). Iran And Argentina In BRICS Would Advance The Multipolar Project. southfront.org BRICS' expansion is a necessary step to overcome the unipolar world order. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Science sat the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | A new step is being taken towards the expansion of the BRICS. Iran and Argentina asked this last week of June to join the group of emerging countries currently formed by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Beijing and Moscow, which are extremely affected by international sanctions,…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). In Video: Uncomfortable Questions To Ukrainian Authorities From Civilians In Kremenchug. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). US Government Openly Advocates Destroying Russia. southfront.org The US government commission urged for more support (clearly implying actual support exists already) to separatist movements inside Russia and in the diaspora. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | Last week, on June 23, a United States government agency under the name Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, better known as the Helsinki Commission,

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). What More Proof Is Needed That America Is A Dictatorship, Not A Democracy? southfront.org | Written by Ever since 2014,

Anonymous Contributor (2022-06-29). Thousands Take to Streets in Boise, Idaho; Push Back Against the far-Right. itsgoingdown.org Report from so-called Boise, Idaho on recent protests and mobilizations against the Supreme Court ruling against Roe V Wade. In the heat of summer, on June 27th, 2022, roughly 4,000 people showed up to a demonstration at Cherie Buckner-Webb park in so-called downtown Boise, Idaho. The crowd was mixed with many attendees that had never…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-29). Israeli occupation court rejects early release appeal of Palestinian political prisoner Ahmad Manasra. peoplesdispatch.org Manasra's case gained international attention through the social media-based #FreeAhmadManasra campaign, which has called on the occupation court to immediately release the young prisoner who suffers from severe mental health conditions…

Staff (2022-06-29). Support Palestinian Children's Health Care in Gaza! samidoun.net SUPPORT PALESTINIAN CHILDREN'S HEALTH CARE IN GAZA Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is organizing to support AWDA, formerly the Union of Health Work Committees (UHWC), a leading Palestinian health organization founded in 1985 that offers medical care to 300,000 people in the Gaza Strip every year. Your generous contributions will help AWDA expand its health …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Coronary artery bypass grafting has potential benefits for patients over age 80 with reasonable surgical risk, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients over age 80 are considered high-risk candidates for coronary artery bypass grafting, not only because of normal wear and tear on the body, but also because of comorbidities and risks of complications after surgery. No hard-and-fast guidelines are available to assess the risks and benefits for octogenarians. Patients and physicians often choose not to proceed with surgery, and that decision carries its own risks and disadvantages. A new retrospective study from…

____ (2022-06-29). Shanghai resumes dine-in services at restaurants as COVID-19 wanes. ecns.cn China's financial hub Shanghai is gradually resuming dine-in services at restaurants starting from Wednesday as the COVID-19 epidemic has waned in the city.

WSWS (2022-06-29). New York City teachers denounce savage school cuts. wsws.org As the first full year of attendance in school buildings during the COVID-19 pandemic has ended, New York City schools are now faced with budget cuts to programs, with more promised in the future.

WSWS (2022-06-29). Australia: Queensland unions cancel protest over wage-cutting state budget. wsws.org The trade unions are anxiously trying to prevent a movement erupting out of their control against the state and federal Labor governments' ongoing real pay cuts and the disasters in public health and education.

Justine Medina (2022-06-29). Anger over Supreme Court's far-right rampage must galvanize us to action. peoplesworld.org No appealing your innocence while incarcerated, doubly so if an immigrant. States are required to fund private religious schools. Police cannot be sued for not reading your rights. States need not provide medical care that could exonerate prisoners. Expanded gun rights to carry with no permit. The end of abortion and bodily autonomy as a …

Staff (2022-06-29). Iran among successful states in health area. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) — Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to Tehran Kari Kahiluoto has said that Iran is among successful countries in the health area.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-29). Guided Missile Strike In Syria's Afrin Leaves Nine Turkish-Backed Militants Dead (Video, Photos). southfront.org . | On June 29, nine Turkish-backed militants were killed and two others were wounded when an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) hit a bus that was carrying them near the town of Bosoufane which is located in the southern part of Turkish-occupied Afrin in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo. | The slain militants were all members of the al-Sham Legion, a faction of the National Front for Liberation (NFL). The front is Turkey's main proxy in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib and a de…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in infants through toddlers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of COVID-19 vaccines in infants and toddlers in the U.S. has cleared the final hurdles. Food and Drug Administration advisers voted unanimously to recommend emergency use authorization for Moderna and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines for young children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed by authorizing health care professionals to begin vaccinating the youngest of children. Moderna's vaccine is for children ages 6 months to 5 years, and Pfizer's vaccine is for children…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Long COVID and the digestive system: Mayo Clinic expert describes common symptoms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Long COVID syndrome, also known as post-COVID, is more than fatigue and shortness of breath. Symptoms such as headaches, brain fog and ringing in the ears have been reported, and recently, physicians are seeing more patients with gastrointestinal problems. Greg Vanichkachorn, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic's COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program, describes the most common symptoms. Patients in the rehabilitation program are reporting a variety of digestive issues, from mild nausea and decreased appetite to severe…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Scientists unravel genetic mystery of rare neurodevelopmental disorder, provide definitive diagnoses to 21 families worldwide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A collaborative team of scientists led by Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine has discovered 15 additional genetic mutations in the KCNK9 gene that cause a neurodevelopmental syndrome. Symptoms of the disorder range from speech and motor impairment to behavioral abnormalities, intellectual disability and distinctive facial features. "Until now, only one genetic alteration in the KCNK9gene was known to cause the disorder, called KCNK9 imprinting syndrome. Our study describes 15 new genetic…

____ (2022-06-29). Shanghai catering business ready to welcome dine-in customers. ecns.cn Shanghai is set to resume the dine-in services on Wednesday as the recent COVID-19 resurgence is under control.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Falcons help Minnesota man soar above cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A species that was once endangered in Minnesota is now thriving, thanks in part to Mayo Clinic. Recently, four new peregrine falcon chicks that have been nesting in a box atop one of Mayo Clinic's buildings were brought inside for a quick checkup and to be banded. It's all part of a collaboration between Mayo and the Midwest Peregrine Society. But this time, there was an extra pair of experienced hands to help. For more…

Ralph Underhill (2022-06-29). Ghislaine Maxwell is just the tip of the iceberg. thecanary.co By

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-29). Venezuela continúa alerta ante impacto de tormenta tropical. telesurtv.net El presidente venezolano, Nicolás Maduro, anunció la suspensión de clases, y restringió la circulación aérea y fluvial.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Dr. Farrugia ranked on‚ÄØModern Healthcare's‚ÄØlist of '50 Most Influential Clinical Executives'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO, has been named as one of the "50 Most Influential Clinical Executives" by Modern Healthcare magazine. According to the magazine, this program honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be paving the way to better health through their executive responsibilities, leadership qualities, innovation, community service and achievements inside and outside of their organizations. A feature article and profiles of…

WSWS (2022-06-29). Medical contrast dye shortage forces delays in diagnostic and surgical procedures. wsws.org Omnipaque is a critical tool in CT scans and diagnostic procedures, as well as in preparation for surgeries.

WSWS (2022-06-29). What must be done to end the pandemic. wsws.org In this video, WSWS writer Evan Blake describes the current surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the immense impacts of Long COVID, and what must be done to end the pandemic worldwide.

____ (2022-06-29). U.S. to distribute monkeypox vaccines nationwide to curb outbreak. ecns.cn The White House said Tuesday it will start distributing the monkeypox vaccines across the country to address the spread of the virus, focusing on people most at risk and communities with the highest numbers of cases.

Middle East Monitor (2022-06-29). Israeli Squatter-Settlers are Expanding Colonies in Palestinian West Bank in Advance of Biden's Visit and another Election. juancole.com By Adnan Abu Amer | &#1 ; ( Middle East Monitor ) &#1 ; As soon as it was announced that Israel is heading for yet another General Election, and the visit of US President Joe Biden to the region next month was confirmed, it was obvious that Israel's illegal settlers are going to take advantage of …

WSWS (2022-06-29). Residents outraged after former Governor Snyder and others responsible for Flint water poisoning let off the hook by Michigan Supreme Court. wsws.org The decision by government officials, Democratic and Republican alike, to switch to using the toxic Flint River in 2014 without adding anti-corrosion treatment was, until the COVID-19 pandemic, the biggest public health catastrophe in US history.

____ (2022-06-29). Spike in flu cases puzzles experts. ecns.cn A mysterious jump in influenza cases in some southern provinces has stoked concerns, prompting experts to call for expanding flu vaccination campaigns while exploring their integration with COVID-19 immunization.

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-06-29). Sunday 7/10: Cuts to COVID Resources Hit Poor and Workers at Home and Abroad. indybay.org via zoom: tinyurl.com/FSP-July10

____ (2022-06-29). US sanctions hamper medicine for Iran chemicals arms victims. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) — Criticizing unilateral US sanctions imposed on Iran, Iranian Foreign Minister said that oppressive US sanctions has made in extremely difficult to provide medicine and medical equipment needed by chemical war veterans.

WSWS (2022-06-29). Ventra workers deserve a $10 raise! Throw out the bargaining committee and elect a new one from the shop floor! wsws.org "We are launching this rank-and-file committee in order to fight for what we rightfully deserve: a livable wage, a safe workplace, time with our families, better health care and more."

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-06-29). ALBA-TCP celebra en Caracas Primer Encuentro del Alba Digital. telesurtv.net El ministro de Comunicaciones enfatizó en la importancia de los influenciadores en la creación de contenidos emancipadores y llamó a compartir experiencias para lograr tales propósitos.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-29). Product meets customer: Imperial founders adapt business models to market needs. imperial.ac.uk Startup founders from Imperial have revealed the key changes they made to their business models after embarking on a journey of customer discovery.

____ (2022-06-29). COVID isolation treatment facilities fully delivered to Hong Kong. ecns.cn A few days before the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, two permanent community COVID-19 isolation treatment facilities, constructed by State-owned enterprises, were fully delivered.

Staff (2022-06-29). Prevención y responsabilidad, dos elecciones imprescindibles. cubadebate.cu Este martes, en el Palacio de la Revolución, estuvo marcado por una jornada en pos de la salud y la vida: sesionaron las reuniones de expertos y científicos para temas de salud, y la del Grupo Temporal de Trabajo para la prevención y control de la epidemia de COVID-19, ambas encabezadas por el Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y Presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez…

Julia Conley (2022-06-29). Women Face Chaos, Torment as Abortion Clinics Shutter Across US. commondreams.org Clinic workers are attempting to get patients appointments out-of-state while women stockpile emergency contraception, fearing overcrowded clinics even in states that protect reproductive rights.

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-06-29). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Anger on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-06-29). Sargassum seaweed threatens Caribbean beaches, Mexican coast. america.cgtn.com While travel is rebounding from the lows brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, some popular destinations are battling other challenges.

PAI (2022-06-29). Labor law expert: Union-heavy states more likely to have laws protecting abortion rights. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—In yet another indication of the importance of unions to workers, a top labor law expert reports the same states with high union density, high wages, and paid family and medical leave are the states that protect the right to abortion—even after the Supreme Court declared that unconstitutional nationally. And vice versa, adds Sharon …

Kit Klarenberg (2022-06-28). Right-wing intelligence cabal seeks UK Home Secretary Priti Patel's help to 'neutralize' environmentalist enemies. thegrayzone.com Leaked emails expose Tory intelligence cabal scheming for Priti Patel's authorization of MI6-style "counter-intelligence" operation against UK environmentalists. The cabal has turned on Boris Johnson and believes Patel is set to replace him. On May 18th, The Grayzone exclusively revealed that a shadowy right-wing intelligence cabal was conducting a hostile "research and influence operation" targeting perceived Chinese agents of influence on British soil. The operation was directly inspired by MI6 "principles and methods," and involved UK Home Secretary Priti Patel …

_____ (2022-06-28). Nonprofit, Human Services Workers Are Starting To Unionize. popularresistance.org Makayla Wahaus' journey to union activism started at Rensselaear Polytechnic Institute where she was a physics major. A course on food systems sparked an interest in social problems like food deserts and poor nutrition and the 2020 graduate ended up working for the non-profit Capital Roots, which works to make fresh produce available to people in neighborhoods where there are no nearby supermarkets or other healthy food sources. | She says she loves her job, but wants more say in how the organization is run, and like others, says it's increasingly hard to survive on the pay, which for many is under $15-an-hour.

Prielipp RC, Vender JS, Coursin DB. (2022-06-28). Anesthesia Handovers and Complications. jamanetwork.com Patient care handovers (sometimes called handoffs) are organized transfers of pertinent patient information and responsibility between health care professionals. These handoffs are becoming more common as they represent an obligatory component of modern hospital care.

Rudym D, Chang SH, Angel LF. (2022-06-28). Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With COVID-19—Associated ARDS Who Underwent Lung Transplant. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent study reported impressive outcomes in 30 patients who underwent lung transplant for COVID-19—associated acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). However, we wonder whether some patients in this cohort may not have needed a lung transplant if given more time to recover.

Manerikar A, Budinger G, Bharat A. (2022-06-28). Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With COVID-19—Associated ARDS Who Underwent Lung Transplant—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply Institutional and national cohort studies have reported the success of lung transplant for COVID-19—associated ARDS. However, given the unpredictable trajectory of patients with COVID-19—associated ARDS and the lack of clinically available biomarkers of permanent lung injury, referral for lung transplant requires careful evaluation of pulmonary physiology, radiographic and histologic changes, medical course, and treatment response. Furthermore, lung transplant referral should only be considered after sufficient time has passed from the onset of ARDS and after longitudinal multidisciplinary ev…

Suran M. (2022-06-28). Health Care for Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Populations. jamanetwork.com The Indian Health Service (IHS) Office of Urban Indian Health Programs awarded about $8.3 million in grants so that American Indian and Alaska Native individuals living in urban areas have better access to health care services. A lack of adequate health care for the urban American Indian and Alaska Native population remains a critical issue, according to a statement released by the IHS.

Suran M. (2022-06-28). HHS Initiative to Reduce Health Risks of Climate-Related Hazards. jamanetwork.com The US Department of Health & Human Services' (HHS) Office of Climate Change and Health Equity has launched its Climate and Health Outlook, an initiative to provide information about the health risks of climate-related hazards such as droughts, hurricanes, and vector-borne diseases expected in the coming months.

Staff (2022-06-28). Talk World Radio: James G. Kahn on 300,000 U.S. COVID Deaths from Lack of Universal Healthcare. davidswanson.org AUDIO: Talk World Radio is recorded as audio and video on Riverside.fm — except when it can't be and then it's Zoom. Here is this week's video and all the videos on Youtube. VIDEO: This week on Talk World Radio, we're talking about the COVID pandemic. Our guest, James G Kahn, is an emeritus professor …

Suran M. (2022-06-28). New Maternal Mental Health Hotline. jamanetwork.com In an effort to reduce pregnancy-related gaps in health care, the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) introduced a confidential, toll-free hotline for pregnant people and new parents seeking mental health support. The launch of the Maternal Mental Health Hotline coincided with Mother's Day on May 8.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-28). Doctor Says Pfizer's COVID Shot Trial Should be 'Null and Void' After 'Twisting' Data/By David McLoone. marktaliano.net Pathologist Dr. Clare Craig found that Pfizer's trial data for COVID jabs in 6-month old babies was 'ignored' and 'twisted' to satisfy FDA regulations. By David McLoone Global Research, June 28, 2022 LifeSiteNews 24 June 2022 ..]…

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Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why it's important to help kids who identify as LGBTQ and may be struggling. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's not uncommon for teens to experience mental health issues like anxiety. It's believed 1 in 5 young people experiences some type of mental health issue during their teen years. For LGBTQ youth, the statistics are alarming. A recent national survey showed 45% expressed serious suicidal ideation. Dr. Marcie Billings, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, says these kids need support. It can be as simple as listening. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9qUM8FHQyVE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Scientists unravel genetic mystery of rare neurodevelopmental disorder, provide definitive diagnoses to 21 families worldwide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A collaborative team of scientists led by Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine has discovered 15 additional genetic mutations in the KCNK9 gene that cause a neurodevelopmental syndrome. Symptoms of the disorder range from speech and motor impairment to behavioral abnormalities, intellectual disability and distinctive facial features. "Until now, only one genetic alteration in the KCNK9gene was known to cause the disorder, called KCNK9 imprinting syndrome. Our study describes 15 new genetic…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Coronary artery bypass grafting has potential benefits for patients over age 80 with reasonable surgical risk, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients over age 80 are considered high-risk candidates for coronary artery bypass grafting, not only because of normal wear and tear on the body, but also because of comorbidities and risks of complications after surgery. No hard-and-fast guidelines are available to assess the risks and benefits for octogenarians. Patients and physicians often choose not to proceed with surgery, and that decision carries its own risks and disadvantages. A new retrospective study from…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The importance of HIV testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has led people to delay testing and treatments for a variety of diseases and conditions. This includes HIV testing. During the pandemic, the number HIV diagnosis decline, but that decline is most attributed to declines in testing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts attribute this decline to less frequent visits to health centers, reduced outreach services, and shifting of public health staff to COVID-19 response activities. June 27…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Long COVID and the digestive system: Mayo Clinic expert describes common symptoms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Long COVID syndrome, also known as post-COVID, is more than fatigue and shortness of breath. Symptoms such as headaches, brain fog and ringing in the ears have been reported, and recently, physicians are seeing more patients with gastrointestinal problems. Greg Vanichkachorn, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic's COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program, describes the most common symptoms. Patients in the rehabilitation program are reporting a variety of digestive issues, from mild nausea and decreased appetite to severe…

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-06-29). Sunday 7/10: Cuts to COVID Resources Hit Poor and Workers at Home and Abroad. indybay.org via zoom: tinyurl.com/FSP-July10

____ (2022-06-29). COVID isolation treatment facilities fully delivered to Hong Kong. ecns.cn A few days before the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, two permanent community COVID-19 isolation treatment facilities, constructed by State-owned enterprises, were fully delivered.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Falcons help Minnesota man soar above cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A species that was once endangered in Minnesota is now thriving, thanks in part to Mayo Clinic. Recently, four new peregrine falcon chicks that have been nesting in a box atop one of Mayo Clinic's buildings were brought inside for a quick checkup and to be banded. It's all part of a collaboration between Mayo and the Midwest Peregrine Society. But this time, there was an extra pair of experienced hands to help. For more…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Consumer Health: What do you know about headaches? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about headaches. Headache is pain in any region of the head. Headaches may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a viselike quality. A headache may appear as a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation or a dull ache. Headaches can develop gradually…

____ (2022-06-29). Spike in flu cases puzzles experts. ecns.cn A mysterious jump in influenza cases in some southern provinces has stoked concerns, prompting experts to call for expanding flu vaccination campaigns while exploring their integration with COVID-19 immunization.

____ (2022-06-29). Shanghai catering business ready to welcome dine-in customers. ecns.cn Shanghai is set to resume the dine-in services on Wednesday as the recent COVID-19 resurgence is under control.

Staff (2022-06-29). Prevención y responsabilidad, dos elecciones imprescindibles. cubadebate.cu Este martes, en el Palacio de la Revolución, estuvo marcado por una jornada en pos de la salud y la vida: sesionaron las reuniones de expertos y científicos para temas de salud, y la del Grupo Temporal de Trabajo para la prevención y control de la epidemia de COVID-19, ambas encabezadas por el Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y Presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Strategies for staying active with joint pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy an active lifestyle, from gardening to playing golf, cross-country skiing and participating in water fitness. I also walk daily. My knees have begun to bother me, and I am noticing some other aches and pains. I don't want to have to cut back on the activities I love. What can I do to reduce joint issues and cope with joint pain? ANSWER: Joint pain affects people at all stages of life from…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Mayo Clinic Minute: What men under 40 should know about testicular cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Men's Health Month, and for young men, it's a good time to recognize the signs of testicular cancer. Approximately 1 of every 250 men in the U.S. will develop testicular cancer, with the average age of 33 at the time of diagnosis, according to the American Cancer Society. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCR-az6uphA&feature=youtu.be Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 09) is in the downloads at the end of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Mayo's new MRI Program graduates prepare to fill growing demand for techs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Call it a formality, call it inevitable — and now call it a success. With a nationwide surge in demand — including at Mayo Clinic — for MRI technologists, the time was right to create a program that streamlined the process for students with an interest in the field. Building from concept in 2018 to a program in 2021 required patience. And one year in, the Department of Radiology has been rewarded as the Mayo…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Science Saturday: The art and science of never giving up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anya in February 2018, just before being discharged after her third brain surgery. Photo credit: Colleen Kelly In March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, Anya Magnuson's own health was in crisis. The 21-year-old Minnesotan had already endured four brain surgeries, 35 lumbar punctures and about 11 weeks of hospitalization. At various times during the preceding 28 months, she was treated for fungal meningitis, an inflammatory disease known as neurosarcoidosis, and finally a rare blood…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Dr. Farrugia ranked on‚ÄØModern Healthcare's‚ÄØlist of '50 Most Influential Clinical Executives'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO, has been named as one of the "50 Most Influential Clinical Executives" by Modern Healthcare magazine. According to the magazine, this program honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be paving the way to better health through their executive responsibilities, leadership qualities, innovation, community service and achievements inside and outside of their organizations. A feature article and profiles of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Welcome summer with 5 summer safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's officially the first weekend of summer and extreme temperatures continue to affect many parts of the U.S. "It's important to protect yourself and your family from high temperatures and humidity," says Dr. Brittany Beel, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician. "Heat exhaustion can result if your body cannot regulate itself. Basically, it overheats. The good news is that it's preventable." Left untreated, heat exhaustion can result in heatstroke. And, too much sun can lead…

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-06-29). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Anger on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in infants through toddlers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of COVID-19 vaccines in infants and toddlers in the U.S. has cleared the final hurdles. Food and Drug Administration advisers voted unanimously to recommend emergency use authorization for Moderna and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines for young children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed by authorizing health care professionals to begin vaccinating the youngest of children. Moderna's vaccine is for children ages 6 months to 5 years, and Pfizer's vaccine is for children…

Kit Klarenberg (2022-06-28). Right-wing intelligence cabal seeks UK Home Secretary Priti Patel's help to 'neutralize' environmentalist enemies. thegrayzone.com Leaked emails expose Tory intelligence cabal scheming for Priti Patel's authorization of MI6-style "counter-intelligence" operation against UK environmentalists. The cabal has turned on Boris Johnson and believes Patel is set to replace him. On May 18th, The Grayzone exclusively revealed that a shadowy right-wing intelligence cabal was conducting a hostile "research and influence operation" targeting perceived Chinese agents of influence on British soil. The operation was directly inspired by MI6 "principles and methods," and involved UK Home Secretary Priti Patel …

____ (2022-06-28). Total of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered on Chinese mainland hits 3.4 bln. ecns.cn The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses so far administered on the Chinese mainland hit 3.4 billion on Monday, data from the National Health Commission showed Tuesday.

Newsclick (2022-06-28). How corporates caused inflation. peoplesdispatch.org Senior journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty examines the reasons for the global inflation and points out that the biggest factor is higher corporate profits, as companies have used the cover of COVID disruptions to mark up prices way beyond the rise in costs…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-28). Nepal's Rebuff Of SPP Is Major Failure In US Attempts To Expand Influence In South Asia. southfront.org China and India agree on Nepal's non-participation in US State Partnership Program Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst The…

_____ (2022-06-28). Nonprofit, Human Services Workers Are Starting To Unionize. popularresistance.org Makayla Wahaus' journey to union activism started at Rensselaear Polytechnic Institute where she was a physics major. A course on food systems sparked an interest in social problems like food deserts and poor nutrition and the 2020 graduate ended up working for the non-profit Capital Roots, which works to make fresh produce available to people in neighborhoods where there are no nearby supermarkets or other healthy food sources. | She says she loves her job, but wants more say in how the organization is run, and like others, says it's increasingly hard to survive on the pay, which for many is under $15-an-hour.

WSWS (2022-06-28). IHR Emergency Committee stops short of declaring the monkeypox epidemic a global emergency. wsws.org The World Health Organization reported that the Emergency Committee did not feel the current state of the monkeypox epidemic constituted a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC).

Julia Conley (2022-06-28). UN Chief Warns of 'Ocean Emergency' as Leaders Confront Biodiversity Loss, Pollution. commondreams.org "We must turn the tide," said Secretary-General António Guterres. "A healthy and productive ocean is vital to our shared future."

Staff (2022-06-28). Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos suministrará en el 2022 más de 1 200 metros cúbicos de agua por habitante. cubadebate.cu Según informó el Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos (INRH), estima suministrar en el 2022 un promedio de 1 257,4 metros cúbicos de agua por habitante. En su abastecimiento influye la capacidad de embalse existentes en el país, de 9 129 millones de metros cúbicos, cuya cobertura de saneamiento básico asciende al 97 por ciento.

Bowe SN, Bly RA, Wang X, et al. (2022-06-28). Racial and Ethnic Differences in Resident Selection in 11 Specialties, 2013-2018. jamanetwork.com This study compares the racial and ethnic representation of applicants and matched residents from competitive US medical and surgical specialty programs between 2013 and 2018.

Prabir Purkayastha (2022-06-28). Death trumps life at Geneva WTO Ministerial. peoplesdispatch.org Big Pharma profits have trumped lives and health again. Some, such as India, China, Russia, South Africa, can produce vaccines for all, but there hang threats of sanctions by rich countries…

Suran M. (2022-06-28). HHS Initiative to Reduce Health Risks of Climate-Related Hazards. jamanetwork.com The US Department of Health & Human Services' (HHS) Office of Climate Change and Health Equity has launched its Climate and Health Outlook, an initiative to provide information about the health risks of climate-related hazards such as droughts, hurricanes, and vector-borne diseases expected in the coming months.

Berkwits M. (2022-06-28). JAMA 's The Arts and Medicine Section at 5 Years: Progress and Opportunities. jamanetwork.com In this essay, the Arts and Medicine editor reviews features in the section over the past 5 years, covering visual arts, culture, design, performance, history, and more, and offers welcome to future contributions.

Nash W. (2022-06-28). Four Wounds and Warm Bread. jamanetwork.com Yesterday, as dad shaved at the bathroom sink, precisely as he's done for decades, the smooth dream of electric razor buzzing his cheeks—preparing to visit funeral homes and sell caskets for families he never meets— his wife of forty years stepped quietly behind him, startled and said, I don't know you. Then paused to fold herself into the blue sky of the robe she doesn't recall opening as a gift, two Christmases ago. Where am I? she added, her face in the mirror clouded by scriptures she once taped there for comfort. He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul. What dad did next, or what…

Jamanetwork (2022-06-28). The Watch and the Pulse Rate. jamanetwork.com It often happens that the things which are nearest to us in everyday life give us least concern, for they seem to be part and parcel of the routine of existence. Usually some extraordinary occasion is required to awaken an appreciation of an undervalued factor which may represent the outcome of a long struggle for acquisition, or tedious years of investigation. Serious disease menaces of a few decades ago may be forgotten in the security that modern preventive medicine or sanitary science has afforded. With the blessing of anesthetic and analgesic drugs at our disposal, the days of unallayed pain in the experienc…

____ (2022-06-28). Hong Kong youth sees motherland's influence in the UN. ecns.cn A young man from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said he has seen China's influence during two years working at the United Nations (UN).

____ (2022-06-28). China capable of coping with the unexpected in meeting growth target: economic planner. ecns.cn China is capable of coping with all kinds of unexpected changes to ensure healthy, sound and sustainable economic development, the country's top economic planner said Tuesday.

Chamorro àÅ, Torres F. (2022-06-28). Intra-arterial Alteplase vs Placebo After Successful Thrombectomy and Functional Outcomes in Patients With Large Vessel Occlusion Acute Ischemic Stroke—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply In response to the comments by Dr Mai and colleagues about the change in the primary outcome of the CHOICE trial, we would like to provide several clarifications. First, the definition of the primary outcome in the original protocol was submitted for publication on July 15, 2019. Second, the registered protocol (NCT03876119) was first posted on March 15, 2019, but the primary outcome definition was changed and posted on March 19, 2021. Third, the summary of the history of these protocol changes was included in Supplement 2 of the article. As required by Spanish law, these changes were also communicated t…

____ (2022-06-28). China shortens centralized quarantine periods, adjusts other guidelines. ecns.cn China has decided to shorten the centralized quarantine period for international travelers and close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases from 14 to seven days, according to a document released on Tuesday.

Marilyn Bechtel (2022-06-28). Western states declare abortion access pact in opposition to Supreme Court. peoplesworld.org OAKLAND—Just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court announced its sweeping decision ending abortion rights in place for almost half a century, the governors of California, Oregon, and Washington state issued a joint declaration June 24 announcing that their states will uphold access to reproductive healthcare and protect patients and medical professionals against efforts by other …

Slomski A. (2022-06-28). Oral Baricitinib Restores Hair Loss in Alopecia Areata. jamanetwork.com Treatment with oral baricitinib, a Janus kinase inhibitor, resulted in hair regrowth among patients with alopecia areata, 2 phase 3 trials published in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrated.

Staff (2022-06-28). Cuba reporta 17 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 28 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del día de ayer, 27 de junio, se encuentran ingresados un total de 279 pacientes, sospechosos 158 y confirmados activos 121. En el día en Cuba para la COVID-19 se realizaron un total de 1 470 muestras para la vigilancia, resultando positivas 17. El país acumula 13 957 979 muestras realizadas y 1 105 967 positivas.

Kuehn BM. (2022-06-28). Gabapentin Increasingly Implicated in Overdose Deaths. jamanetwork.com Postmortem toxicology tests detected gabapentin in almost 1 in 10 US overdose deaths between 2019 and 2020. In about half of the cases, a medical examiner or coroner ruled the drug was a cause of the death, according to a report from the CDC's Division of Overdose Prevention.

Kirshner HS. (2022-06-28). The Concept of Transient Ischemic Attack. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent Viewpoint suggested that the concept of transient ischemic attack (TIA) should be retired. The authors proposed the term acute ischemic cerebrovascular syndrome in its place, stating that all focal ischemia in the brain can cause tissue damage. Although I appreciate the contributions of both authors for raising awareness of TIA being a medical emergency that warrants emergency evaluation due to the high risk of stroke in the early period after a TIA, I do not agree that the concept of TIA should be retired.

Slomski A. (2022-06-28). Lifestyle Intervention Improves Frail Older Adults' Mobility. jamanetwork.com Frail older adults lost less mobility, muscle mass, and strength over 3 years when they participated in an intervention that combined moderate-intensity physical activity with technological support and nutritional counseling, researchers reported in The BMJ.

Rudym D, Chang SH, Angel LF. (2022-06-28). Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With COVID-19—Associated ARDS Who Underwent Lung Transplant. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent study reported impressive outcomes in 30 patients who underwent lung transplant for COVID-19—associated acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). However, we wonder whether some patients in this cohort may not have needed a lung transplant if given more time to recover.

Staff (2022-06-28). Talk World Radio: James G. Kahn on 300,000 U.S. COVID Deaths from Lack of Universal Healthcare. davidswanson.org AUDIO: Talk World Radio is recorded as audio and video on Riverside.fm — except when it can't be and then it's Zoom. Here is this week's video and all the videos on Youtube. VIDEO: This week on Talk World Radio, we're talking about the COVID pandemic. Our guest, James G Kahn, is an emeritus professor …

____ (2022-06-28). U.S. reports nearly 330,000 child COVID-19 cases in past 4 weeks. ecns.cn Nearly 68,000 child COVID-19 cases were reported for the week ending June 23, far higher than one year ago, the week of June 24, 2021, when 8,400 child cases were reported, according to the report.

Suran M. (2022-06-28). Health Care for Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Populations. jamanetwork.com The Indian Health Service (IHS) Office of Urban Indian Health Programs awarded about $8.3 million in grants so that American Indian and Alaska Native individuals living in urban areas have better access to health care services. A lack of adequate health care for the urban American Indian and Alaska Native population remains a critical issue, according to a statement released by the IHS.

Currie K, Tadisina K, Mackinnon SE. (2022-06-28). Common Hand Conditions: A Review. jamanetwork.com This Review summarizes problems with the hands, wrists, and fingers that are commonly encountered in primary care, including carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis, among others, and offers a range of treatment options for each.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-28). Imperial celebrates 2022 winners of President's Awards for Excellence. imperial.ac.uk Winners of this year's President's Awards for Excellence were announced at yesterday's awards ceremony.

____ (2022-06-28). Shanghai Disney Resort to reopen Thursday. ecns.cn Shanghai Disneyland will reopen on June 30, 2022, based on local COVID-19 prevention and control measures, according to its official website Tuesday.

Easton J, Johnston S. (2022-06-28). The Concept of Transient Ischemic Attack—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply In response to our recent Viewpoint on replacing the term TIA, Dr Kirshner states, "The authors proposed the term acute ischemic cerebrovascular syndrome in its place, stating that all focal ischemia in the brain can cause tissue damage." We stated:…

____ (2022-06-28). China's new COVID-19 protocol cuts isolation length for inbound travelers. ecns.cn Under China's newly-updated COVID-19 control protocol, close contacts and inbound travelers will be under medical observation in isolation at designated sites for seven days plus three days of in-home health monitoring.

Manerikar A, Budinger G, Bharat A. (2022-06-28). Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With COVID-19—Associated ARDS Who Underwent Lung Transplant—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply Institutional and national cohort studies have reported the success of lung transplant for COVID-19—associated ARDS. However, given the unpredictable trajectory of patients with COVID-19—associated ARDS and the lack of clinically available biomarkers of permanent lung injury, referral for lung transplant requires careful evaluation of pulmonary physiology, radiographic and histologic changes, medical course, and treatment response. Furthermore, lung transplant referral should only be considered after sufficient time has passed from the onset of ARDS and after longitudinal multidisciplinary ev…

Mai H, Chen T, Chen F. (2022-06-28). Intra-arterial Alteplase vs Placebo After Successful Thrombectomy and Functional Outcomes in Patients With Large Vessel Occlusion Acute Ischemic Stroke. jamanetwork.com To the Editor We have some concerns about the recent CHOICE study that compared intra-arterial alteplase with placebo among patients with large vessel occlusion acute ischemic stroke after successful thrombectomy.

Fight Back (2022-06-28). Four thousand march in New Orleans against abortion ban. fightbacknews.org New Orleans, LA – On June 24 New Orleanians learned with the rest of the country that the Republican-dominated Supreme Court released its decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. This put into effect Louisiana's trigger law, which bans all abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest. This trigger law was signed in 2006 by Democrat Governor Kathleen Blanco, and it was updated on June 21 by Democrat Governor John Bel Edwards. | Louisianans woke that Friday with the federally protected right to control their reproductive health, but had that right taken from them later that day in one fell swoop. The public outrag…

Kuehn BM. (2022-06-28). Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Are on the Rise. jamanetwork.com About 1 in 7 US women with a hospital delivery in 2019 had hypertensive disorders in pregnancy (HDP)—the leading cause of maternal deaths—according to a CDC report.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-28). Doctor Says Pfizer's COVID Shot Trial Should be 'Null and Void' After 'Twisting' Data/By David McLoone. marktaliano.net Pathologist Dr. Clare Craig found that Pfizer's trial data for COVID jabs in 6-month old babies was 'ignored' and 'twisted' to satisfy FDA regulations. By David McLoone Global Research, June 28, 2022 LifeSiteNews 24 June 2022 ..]…

Prielipp RC, Vender JS, Coursin DB. (2022-06-28). Anesthesia Handovers and Complications. jamanetwork.com Patient care handovers (sometimes called handoffs) are organized transfers of pertinent patient information and responsibility between health care professionals. These handoffs are becoming more common as they represent an obligatory component of modern hospital care.

Suran M. (2022-06-28). New Maternal Mental Health Hotline. jamanetwork.com In an effort to reduce pregnancy-related gaps in health care, the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) introduced a confidential, toll-free hotline for pregnant people and new parents seeking mental health support. The launch of the Maternal Mental Health Hotline coincided with Mother's Day on May 8.

Dan Cohen (2022-06-27). Lina Hidalgo and the Arnolds: Billionaire Influence Network Crafts Lockdowns Across US. mintpressnews.com With policies crafted by the nationwide influence network of billionaire couple John and Laura Arnold, Lina Hidalgo has turned the Houston area into a laboratory for the emergent biosecurity regime.

Dan Connolly (2022-06-27). DHL workers on strike for a living wage and healthcare in Pawtucket, R.I. liberationnews.org "They seem to not be hearing us at the bargaining table, so we took to the streets and maybe they'll hear us out here."

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-27). Imperial College infectious diseases expert warns about drug resistance dangers. imperial.ac.uk Imperial academic, Professor Alison Holmes, Professor of Infectious Diseases, appeared in front of the Science and Technology Committee last week.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-27). Permeable paving and quantum computing: Imperial's Future Leaders Fellows. imperial.ac.uk Two Imperial researchers have been awarded UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships to tackle ambitious and challenging research and innovation.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-27). Intermittent fasting may help heal nerve damage. imperial.ac.uk Intermittent fasting changes the gut bacteria activity of mice and increases their ability to recover from nerve damage.

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____ (2022-06-28). Total of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered on Chinese mainland hits 3.4 bln. ecns.cn The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses so far administered on the Chinese mainland hit 3.4 billion on Monday, data from the National Health Commission showed Tuesday.

Anonymous103 (2022-06-28). Nepal's Rebuff Of SPP Is Major Failure In US Attempts To Expand Influence In South Asia. southfront.org China and India agree on Nepal's non-participation in US State Partnership Program Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst The…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Science Saturday: The art and science of never giving up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anya in February 2018, just before being discharged after her third brain surgery. Photo credit: Colleen Kelly In March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, Anya Magnuson's own health was in crisis. The 21-year-old Minnesotan had already endured four brain surgeries, 35 lumbar punctures and about 11 weeks of hospitalization. At various times during the preceding 28 months, she was treated for fungal meningitis, an inflammatory disease known as neurosarcoidosis, and finally a rare blood…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The importance of HIV testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has led people to delay testing and treatments for a variety of diseases and conditions. This includes HIV testing. During the pandemic, the number HIV diagnosis decline, but that decline is most attributed to declines in testing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts attribute this decline to less frequent visits to health centers, reduced outreach services, and shifting of public health staff to COVID-19 response activities. June 27…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in infants through toddlers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of COVID-19 vaccines in infants and toddlers in the U.S. has cleared the final hurdles. Food and Drug Administration advisers voted unanimously to recommend emergency use authorization for Moderna and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines for young children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed by authorizing health care professionals to begin vaccinating the youngest of children. Moderna's vaccine is for children ages 6 months to 5 years, and Pfizer's vaccine is for children…

____ (2022-06-28). Shanghai Disney Resort to reopen Thursday. ecns.cn Shanghai Disneyland will reopen on June 30, 2022, based on local COVID-19 prevention and control measures, according to its official website Tuesday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Strategies for staying active with joint pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy an active lifestyle, from gardening to playing golf, cross-country skiing and participating in water fitness. I also walk daily. My knees have begun to bother me, and I am noticing some other aches and pains. I don't want to have to cut back on the activities I love. What can I do to reduce joint issues and cope with joint pain? ANSWER: Joint pain affects people at all stages of life from…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Consumer Health: What do you know about headaches? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about headaches. Headache is pain in any region of the head. Headaches may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a viselike quality. A headache may appear as a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation or a dull ache. Headaches can develop gradually…

____ (2022-06-28). Hong Kong youth sees motherland's influence in the UN. ecns.cn A young man from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said he has seen China's influence during two years working at the United Nations (UN).

Staff (2022-06-28). Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos suministrará en el 2022 más de 1 200 metros cúbicos de agua por habitante. cubadebate.cu Según informó el Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos (INRH), estima suministrar en el 2022 un promedio de 1 257,4 metros cúbicos de agua por habitante. En su abastecimiento influye la capacidad de embalse existentes en el país, de 9 129 millones de metros cúbicos, cuya cobertura de saneamiento básico asciende al 97 por ciento.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Dr. Farrugia ranked on‚ÄØModern Healthcare's‚ÄØlist of '50 Most Influential Clinical Executives'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO, has been named as one of the "50 Most Influential Clinical Executives" by Modern Healthcare magazine. According to the magazine, this program honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be paving the way to better health through their executive responsibilities, leadership qualities, innovation, community service and achievements inside and outside of their organizations. A feature article and profiles of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Scientists unravel genetic mystery of rare neurodevelopmental disorder, provide definitive diagnoses to 21 families worldwide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A collaborative team of scientists led by Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine has discovered 15 additional genetic mutations in the KCNK9 gene that cause a neurodevelopmental syndrome. Symptoms of the disorder range from speech and motor impairment to behavioral abnormalities, intellectual disability and distinctive facial features. "Until now, only one genetic alteration in the KCNK9gene was known to cause the disorder, called KCNK9 imprinting syndrome. Our study describes 15 new genetic…

____ (2022-06-28). China's new COVID-19 protocol cuts isolation length for inbound travelers. ecns.cn Under China's newly-updated COVID-19 control protocol, close contacts and inbound travelers will be under medical observation in isolation at designated sites for seven days plus three days of in-home health monitoring.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Coronary artery bypass grafting has potential benefits for patients over age 80 with reasonable surgical risk, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients over age 80 are considered high-risk candidates for coronary artery bypass grafting, not only because of normal wear and tear on the body, but also because of comorbidities and risks of complications after surgery. No hard-and-fast guidelines are available to assess the risks and benefits for octogenarians. Patients and physicians often choose not to proceed with surgery, and that decision carries its own risks and disadvantages. A new retrospective study from…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Long COVID and the digestive system: Mayo Clinic expert describes common symptoms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Long COVID syndrome, also known as post-COVID, is more than fatigue and shortness of breath. Symptoms such as headaches, brain fog and ringing in the ears have been reported, and recently, physicians are seeing more patients with gastrointestinal problems. Greg Vanichkachorn, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic's COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program, describes the most common symptoms. Patients in the rehabilitation program are reporting a variety of digestive issues, from mild nausea and decreased appetite to severe…

Staff (2022-06-28). Cuba reporta 17 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 28 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del día de ayer, 27 de junio, se encuentran ingresados un total de 279 pacientes, sospechosos 158 y confirmados activos 121. En el día en Cuba para la COVID-19 se realizaron un total de 1 470 muestras para la vigilancia, resultando positivas 17. El país acumula 13 957 979 muestras realizadas y 1 105 967 positivas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Mayo's new MRI Program graduates prepare to fill growing demand for techs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Call it a formality, call it inevitable — and now call it a success. With a nationwide surge in demand — including at Mayo Clinic — for MRI technologists, the time was right to create a program that streamlined the process for students with an interest in the field. Building from concept in 2018 to a program in 2021 required patience. And one year in, the Department of Radiology has been rewarded as the Mayo…

____ (2022-06-28). China capable of coping with the unexpected in meeting growth target: economic planner. ecns.cn China is capable of coping with all kinds of unexpected changes to ensure healthy, sound and sustainable economic development, the country's top economic planner said Tuesday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: What men under 40 should know about testicular cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Men's Health Month, and for young men, it's a good time to recognize the signs of testicular cancer. Approximately 1 of every 250 men in the U.S. will develop testicular cancer, with the average age of 33 at the time of diagnosis, according to the American Cancer Society. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCR-az6uphA&feature=youtu.be Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 09) is in the downloads at the end of…

____ (2022-06-28). China shortens centralized quarantine periods, adjusts other guidelines. ecns.cn China has decided to shorten the centralized quarantine period for international travelers and close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases from 14 to seven days, according to a document released on Tuesday.

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-06-28). Sunday 7/10: Cuts to COVID Resources Hit Poor and Workers at Home and Abroad. indybay.org via zoom: tinyurl.com/FSP-July10

Marilyn Bechtel (2022-06-28). Western states declare abortion access pact in opposition to Supreme Court. peoplesworld.org OAKLAND—Just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court announced its sweeping decision ending abortion rights in place for almost half a century, the governors of California, Oregon, and Washington state issued a joint declaration June 24 announcing that their states will uphold access to reproductive healthcare and protect patients and medical professionals against efforts by other …

____ (2022-06-28). U.S. reports nearly 330,000 child COVID-19 cases in past 4 weeks. ecns.cn Nearly 68,000 child COVID-19 cases were reported for the week ending June 23, far higher than one year ago, the week of June 24, 2021, when 8,400 child cases were reported, according to the report.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why it's important to help kids who identify as LGBTQ and may be struggling. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's not uncommon for teens to experience mental health issues like anxiety. It's believed 1 in 5 young people experiences some type of mental health issue during their teen years. For LGBTQ youth, the statistics are alarming. A recent national survey showed 45% expressed serious suicidal ideation. Dr. Marcie Billings, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, says these kids need support. It can be as simple as listening. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9qUM8FHQyVE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Falcons help Minnesota man soar above cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A species that was once endangered in Minnesota is now thriving, thanks in part to Mayo Clinic. Recently, four new peregrine falcon chicks that have been nesting in a box atop one of Mayo Clinic's buildings were brought inside for a quick checkup and to be banded. It's all part of a collaboration between Mayo and the Midwest Peregrine Society. But this time, there was an extra pair of experienced hands to help. For more…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-28). Imperial celebrates 2022 winners of President's Awards for Excellence. imperial.ac.uk Winners of this year's President's Awards for Excellence were announced at yesterday's awards ceremony.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Welcome summer with 5 summer safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's officially the first weekend of summer and extreme temperatures continue to affect many parts of the U.S. "It's important to protect yourself and your family from high temperatures and humidity," says Dr. Brittany Beel, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician. "Heat exhaustion can result if your body cannot regulate itself. Basically, it overheats. The good news is that it's preventable." Left untreated, heat exhaustion can result in heatstroke. And, too much sun can lead…

Dan Cohen (2022-06-27). Lina Hidalgo and the Arnolds: Billionaire Influence Network Crafts Lockdowns Across US. mintpressnews.com With policies crafted by the nationwide influence network of billionaire couple John and Laura Arnold, Lina Hidalgo has turned the Houston area into a laboratory for the emergent biosecurity regime.

_____ (2022-06-27). China And The US Response To Covid-19. popularresistance.org In May and June of 2022 two milestones were passed in the world's battle with Covid and were widely noted in the press, one in the US and one in China. They invite a comparison between the two countries and their approach to combatting Covid-19. | The first milestone was passed on May 12 when the United States registered over 1 million total deaths (1,008,377 as of June 19, 2022, when this is written) due to Covid, the highest of any country in the world. Web MD expressed its sentiment in a piece headlined: "US Covid Deaths Hit 1 Million: 'History Should Judge Us.'" | Second, on June 1, China emerged from its 60-…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-27). Black Man With 143M Fans Becomes No. 1 Ranked TikTok Star By Making Fun Of Influencers. moguldom.com When Khabane "Khaby" Lame was laid off from his job as a factory worker in Italy in 2020, he had no idea his outlet for dealing with boredom would translate into him becoming the biggest TikTok star in the world. But it has. And he's bested everyone without uttering a single word in his videos. …

Editor (2022-06-27). Nation's largest union of nurses condemns Supreme Court overturn of constitutional right to abortion. mronline.org Registered nurses understand that abortion is a basic health care service, and as a union of health care providers dedicated to advocating for the best interests of our patients, National Nurses United opposes any efforts to restrict our patients' control and choices over their own health care and their own bodies.

Fight Back (2022-06-27). Twin Cities takes to the streets to defend women's and reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – 10,000 people gathered at 6 p.m. on June 24 outside the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota to condemn the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade in their decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health. Signs filled the air above the demonstrators, with posters declaring "We won't go back" and "We won't back down." | The program kicked off with chants, filling the West Bank neighborhood with shouts for reproductive justice and protections for women's rights, as emcees Olivia Crull, of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and Jae Yates of Twin Cities Coalition 4…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-27). Intermittent fasting may help heal nerve damage. imperial.ac.uk Intermittent fasting changes the gut bacteria activity of mice and increases their ability to recover from nerve damage.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-27). Permeable paving and quantum computing: Imperial's Future Leaders Fellows. imperial.ac.uk Two Imperial researchers have been awarded UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships to tackle ambitious and challenging research and innovation.

Special to People's World (2022-06-27). Communist Party condemns Roe reversal: 'All out to defend abortion rights'. peoplesworld.org The following statement was released by the Communist Party USA on June 24, 2022. The Supreme Court's ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization is a horrific setback for women their partners, their families, and society overall. As expected, the Court overturned Roe v. Wade, making abortion rights susceptible to the whims of extreme-right state legislators. A …

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-27). Imperial College infectious diseases expert warns about drug resistance dangers. imperial.ac.uk Imperial academic, Professor Alison Holmes, Professor of Infectious Diseases, appeared in front of the Science and Technology Committee last week.

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2022-06-27: News Headlines

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tips for reducing risk of hearing loss. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently realized that I often ask people to repeat themselves, and I must turn up the volume on the TV louder than before. How do I know if I have hearing loss? I am 46. Aren't I too young for hearing loss? Can I take steps to prevent future hearing loss? ANSWER: The ears are an important part of the body, and damage to the delicate structures housed there can lead to hearing…

Staff (2022-06-26). Cuba registra en la jornada de este sábado 28 nuevos contagios de Covid-19 y ningún fallecido. cubadebate.cu

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 update. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As immunity wanes for many vaccinated adults and omicron and its subvariants continue to circulate, it seems that just about everyone knows someone with a case of COVID-19. The steady increase in COVID-19 infections is due to changing, highly contagious variants, explains Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. Dr. Poland says it's still important to take the precaution of mask-wearing in public areas, even if you have…

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-26). Perú reactiva alerta epidemiológica por repunte de la Covid-19. telesurtv.net Según el Sistema de Salud de la Seguridad Social durante el 2022, Perú ha registrado cerca de 1.200.000 casos positivos de Covid-19.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Falcons help Minnesota man soar above cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A species that was once endangered in Minnesota is now thriving, thanks in part to Mayo Clinic. Recently, four new peregrine falcon chicks that have been nesting in a box atop one of Mayo Clinic's buildings were brought inside for a quick checkup and to be banded. It's all part of a collaboration between Mayo and the Midwest Peregrine Society. But this time, there was an extra pair of experienced hands to help. For more…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tick-borne illnesses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A close friend was diagnosed recently with Lyme disease due to a tick bite. However, I recently read about some new type of tick-borne illness. My family loves to hike and be outdoors, but I'm nervous now about continuing our activities. How can I reduce our risk of illness from insect bites and protect my family? ANSWER: Enjoying the outdoors is a wonderful way to spend quality family time together, but there are certainly…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: Pregnancy is no picnic when it comes to listeria. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Food safety is important for everybody, but it is especially important if you're expecting. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can change a pregnant person's immune system, making her more susceptible to contracting foodborne illness.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases expert, discusses the risks associated with listeria and what summertime foods should be avoided by those who are expecting. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/ultQRQq3cm0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 10)…

____ (2022-06-26). Shanghai reports no confirmed local COVID-19 cases on Saturday. ecns.cn China's Shanghai reported no locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases or local asymptomatic carriers on Saturday, the municipal health commission said Sunday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: Heat exhaustion and heatstroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As the temperature rises in the summer, so does the risk of heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Over the past 30 years, extreme heat has claimed more lives in America than any other weather-related hazard, including flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes or lightning, according to the National Weather Service. Experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illnesses, and learn how to prevent them. Watch: The Mayo Clinic…

Staff (2022-06-26). 14 tons of illicit drugs destroyed in SW Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) — Some 14 tons of seized drugs that had no medical applications were destroyed in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Scientists unravel genetic mystery of rare neurodevelopmental disorder, provide definitive diagnoses to 21 families worldwide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A collaborative team of scientists led by Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine has discovered 15 additional genetic mutations in the KCNK9 gene that cause a neurodevelopmental syndrome. Symptoms of the disorder range from speech and motor impairment to behavioral abnormalities, intellectual disability and distinctive facial features. "Until now, only one genetic alteration in the KCNK9gene was known to cause the disorder, called KCNK9 imprinting syndrome. Our study describes 15 new genetic…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Dr. Farrugia ranked on‚ÄØModern Healthcare's‚ÄØlist of '50 Most Influential Clinical Executives'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO, has been named as one of the "50 Most Influential Clinical Executives" by Modern Healthcare magazine. According to the magazine, this program honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be paving the way to better health through their executive responsibilities, leadership qualities, innovation, community service and achievements inside and outside of their organizations. A feature article and profiles of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Coronary artery bypass grafting has potential benefits for patients over age 80 with reasonable surgical risk, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients over age 80 are considered high-risk candidates for coronary artery bypass grafting, not only because of normal wear and tear on the body, but also because of comorbidities and risks of complications after surgery. No hard-and-fast guidelines are available to assess the risks and benefits for octogenarians. Patients and physicians often choose not to proceed with surgery, and that decision carries its own risks and disadvantages. A new retrospective study from…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic announces changes to administrative leadership. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Paula Menkosky, chief administrative officer of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, will assume the enterprise chief human resources officer role, rotating out of her current position. Paula Menkosky Marialena Murphy Marialena Murphy, M.S.N., M.H.A., Mayo Clinic in Arizona's chief nursing officer, will serve as interim chief administrative officer as a search begins. "Paula is an outstanding executive leader, and I am very glad Mayo Clinic will continue to benefit from her expertise and…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in infants through toddlers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of COVID-19 vaccines in infants and toddlers in the U.S. has cleared the final hurdles. Food and Drug Administration advisers voted unanimously to recommend emergency use authorization for Moderna and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines for young children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed by authorizing health care professionals to begin vaccinating the youngest of children. Moderna's vaccine is for children ages 6 months to 5 years, and Pfizer's vaccine is for children…

Staff (2022-06-26). Maité Galbán: " øLa actuación para mí?, mi vida, mi razón y un escape" (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu Intensa, imperfecta, frágil y pasional, así define Maité Galbán Cueto a Danay, rol que encarna en la telenovela "Tan lejos y tan cerca", propuesta dirigida por Alberto Luberta Martínez y Loysis Inclán. De Danay le atrajo su profesión y la realidad del momento que atravesaba Cuba, el pico pandémico de la covid-19.

____ (2022-06-26). Chinese mainland reports 2 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland Saturday reported two locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, which were in Beijing and Guangdong respectively, the National Health Commission said Sunday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Science Saturday: Study indicates gut microbiome, host gene affect gastrointestinal disorders. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In a new study published in Nature Microbiology, researchers demonstrated the power of integrating the microbiome and host gene expression data to provide insights into their combined role in gastrointestinal diseases. The microbiome consists of all microbes in the gut including bacteria, fungi, and viruses. This study focused on bacteria. "We identified a common set of host genes and pathways, including pathways that regulate gastrointestinal inflammation, gut barrier protection and energy metabolism that are associated with…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: How low testosterone can affect men's health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Millions of men live with a testosterone deficiency. If left unchecked, this treatable condition may contribute to serious health problems like osteoporosis and lowered red blood cell production. During National Men's Health Week — June 13—19 — Dr. Gregory Broderick, a Mayo Clinic urologist, encourages men with symptoms of low testosterone to speak with their health care team. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLjkjFfFC8Y Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 07) is in the downloads at the end…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Biggest benefits of exercise for teens. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: When my daughter was young, she spent hours playing outside and running around. That happens a lot less now that she is a teen. I'm worried that she is not getting enough exercise. How much does she need each week, and do you have tips to motivate her to get moving? ANSWER: As our children grow, many parents find it a challenge to get their teens moving. Their lives are busy, and what…

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2022-06-26: News Headlines

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Science Saturday: Study indicates gut microbiome, host gene affect gastrointestinal disorders. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In a new study published in Nature Microbiology, researchers demonstrated the power of integrating the microbiome and host gene expression data to provide insights into their combined role in gastrointestinal diseases. The microbiome consists of all microbes in the gut including bacteria, fungi, and viruses. This study focused on bacteria. "We identified a common set of host genes and pathways, including pathways that regulate gastrointestinal inflammation, gut barrier protection and energy metabolism that are associated with…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic announces changes to administrative leadership. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Paula Menkosky, chief administrative officer of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, will assume the enterprise chief human resources officer role, rotating out of her current position. Paula Menkosky Marialena Murphy Marialena Murphy, M.S.N., M.H.A., Mayo Clinic in Arizona's chief nursing officer, will serve as interim chief administrative officer as a search begins. "Paula is an outstanding executive leader, and I am very glad Mayo Clinic will continue to benefit from her expertise and…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: Pregnancy is no picnic when it comes to listeria. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Food safety is important for everybody, but it is especially important if you're expecting. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can change a pregnant person's immune system, making her more susceptible to contracting foodborne illness.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases expert, discusses the risks associated with listeria and what summertime foods should be avoided by those who are expecting. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/ultQRQq3cm0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 10)…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Coronary artery bypass grafting has potential benefits for patients over age 80 with reasonable surgical risk, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients over age 80 are considered high-risk candidates for coronary artery bypass grafting, not only because of normal wear and tear on the body, but also because of comorbidities and risks of complications after surgery. No hard-and-fast guidelines are available to assess the risks and benefits for octogenarians. Patients and physicians often choose not to proceed with surgery, and that decision carries its own risks and disadvantages. A new retrospective study from…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: How low testosterone can affect men's health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Millions of men live with a testosterone deficiency. If left unchecked, this treatable condition may contribute to serious health problems like osteoporosis and lowered red blood cell production. During National Men's Health Week — June 13—19 — Dr. Gregory Broderick, a Mayo Clinic urologist, encourages men with symptoms of low testosterone to speak with their health care team. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLjkjFfFC8Y Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 07) is in the downloads at the end…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: Heat exhaustion and heatstroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As the temperature rises in the summer, so does the risk of heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Over the past 30 years, extreme heat has claimed more lives in America than any other weather-related hazard, including flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes or lightning, according to the National Weather Service. Experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illnesses, and learn how to prevent them. Watch: The Mayo Clinic…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Scientists unravel genetic mystery of rare neurodevelopmental disorder, provide definitive diagnoses to 21 families worldwide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A collaborative team of scientists led by Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine has discovered 15 additional genetic mutations in the KCNK9 gene that cause a neurodevelopmental syndrome. Symptoms of the disorder range from speech and motor impairment to behavioral abnormalities, intellectual disability and distinctive facial features. "Until now, only one genetic alteration in the KCNK9gene was known to cause the disorder, called KCNK9 imprinting syndrome. Our study describes 15 new genetic…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tick-borne illnesses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A close friend was diagnosed recently with Lyme disease due to a tick bite. However, I recently read about some new type of tick-borne illness. My family loves to hike and be outdoors, but I'm nervous now about continuing our activities. How can I reduce our risk of illness from insect bites and protect my family? ANSWER: Enjoying the outdoors is a wonderful way to spend quality family time together, but there are certainly…

____ (2022-06-26). Shanghai reports no confirmed local COVID-19 cases on Saturday. ecns.cn China's Shanghai reported no locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases or local asymptomatic carriers on Saturday, the municipal health commission said Sunday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in infants through toddlers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of COVID-19 vaccines in infants and toddlers in the U.S. has cleared the final hurdles. Food and Drug Administration advisers voted unanimously to recommend emergency use authorization for Moderna and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines for young children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed by authorizing health care professionals to begin vaccinating the youngest of children. Moderna's vaccine is for children ages 6 months to 5 years, and Pfizer's vaccine is for children…

Staff (2022-06-26). Maité Galbán: " øLa actuación para mí?, mi vida, mi razón y un escape" (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu Intensa, imperfecta, frágil y pasional, así define Maité Galbán Cueto a Danay, rol que encarna en la telenovela "Tan lejos y tan cerca", propuesta dirigida por Alberto Luberta Martínez y Loysis Inclán. De Danay le atrajo su profesión y la realidad del momento que atravesaba Cuba, el pico pandémico de la covid-19.

____ (2022-06-26). Chinese mainland reports 2 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland Saturday reported two locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, which were in Beijing and Guangdong respectively, the National Health Commission said Sunday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 update. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As immunity wanes for many vaccinated adults and omicron and its subvariants continue to circulate, it seems that just about everyone knows someone with a case of COVID-19. The steady increase in COVID-19 infections is due to changing, highly contagious variants, explains Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. Dr. Poland says it's still important to take the precaution of mask-wearing in public areas, even if you have…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Falcons help Minnesota man soar above cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A species that was once endangered in Minnesota is now thriving, thanks in part to Mayo Clinic. Recently, four new peregrine falcon chicks that have been nesting in a box atop one of Mayo Clinic's buildings were brought inside for a quick checkup and to be banded. It's all part of a collaboration between Mayo and the Midwest Peregrine Society. But this time, there was an extra pair of experienced hands to help. For more…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Biggest benefits of exercise for teens. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: When my daughter was young, she spent hours playing outside and running around. That happens a lot less now that she is a teen. I'm worried that she is not getting enough exercise. How much does she need each week, and do you have tips to motivate her to get moving? ANSWER: As our children grow, many parents find it a challenge to get their teens moving. Their lives are busy, and what…

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-26). Perú reactiva alerta epidemiológica por repunte de la Covid-19. telesurtv.net Según el Sistema de Salud de la Seguridad Social durante el 2022, Perú ha registrado cerca de 1.200.000 casos positivos de Covid-19.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tips for reducing risk of hearing loss. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently realized that I often ask people to repeat themselves, and I must turn up the volume on the TV louder than before. How do I know if I have hearing loss? I am 46. Aren't I too young for hearing loss? Can I take steps to prevent future hearing loss? ANSWER: The ears are an important part of the body, and damage to the delicate structures housed there can lead to hearing…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-26). Dr. Farrugia ranked on‚ÄØModern Healthcare's‚ÄØlist of '50 Most Influential Clinical Executives'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO, has been named as one of the "50 Most Influential Clinical Executives" by Modern Healthcare magazine. According to the magazine, this program honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be paving the way to better health through their executive responsibilities, leadership qualities, innovation, community service and achievements inside and outside of their organizations. A feature article and profiles of…

Manlio Dinucci (2022-06-25). Terrapiattismo geopolitico dell'Italia. globalresearch.ca L'Italia, mentre chiede a Washington di essere ammessa alla Five Eyes, la più potente alleanza spionistica mondiale a guida Usa, boicotta il Forum economico internazionale di San Pietroburgo a scapito dei propri interessi nazionali. | Due eventi — uno a Occidente …

Thierry Meyssan (2022-06-25). The Ideology of the Banderists. orinocotribune.com By Thierry Meyssan — Jun 21, 2022 | While Stepan Bandera was an agent of the Gestapo and left only the memory (positive for some) of the massacres and tortures he organized, Dmytro Dontsov was—and still is—the reference thinker of Ukranian nationalists. It is he who invented Ukrainian racialism and imagined the fanaticism of Ukrainian nationalists as a weapon. | If in previous articles I have presented the history of the Banderist movement from the interwar period to the present day, I would like to talk here about their ideology. | Their reference intellectual, then and now, is Dmytro Dontsov (…

Editor (2022-06-25). Can Workers Overseas Provide: Tips for US Labor Organizers? scheerpost.com By Steve Early / CounterPunch The worldwide spread of Covid-19 created major challenges for workers and their unions throughout the globe. Very similar pandemic disruptions provided a timely reminder of the inter-connectedness of the global economy—and the need for cross-border links that enable workers to share information about their own struggles and learn from organized …

Denis Mukwege, Prudence Mitangala, Aline Byabene, Emmanuel Busha, Yves Van Laethem, Olivier Vandenberg (2022-06-25). [Correspondence] Global burden of antimicrobial resistance: essential pieces of a global puzzle. thelancet.com Christopher J L Murray and colleagues1 report on the dramatically high burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) worldwide, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries. The authors also emphasise the insufficient data on the prevalence of bacterial infections and AMR in low-resource settings. Although the figures presented are striking, they do not sufficiently depict the suffering of patients living in these locations and the frustration of clinicians unable to treat an infection that is typically easily curable elsewhere.

Richard Horton (2022-06-25). [Comment] Offline: The UK, a knave among nations. thelancet.com In 2015, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Health published an admiring report, The UK's Contribution to Health Globally—Benefiting the Country and the World. They identified four sectors where Britain added important value. The UK had shown consistent global leadership towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Tens of thousands of health workers across Africa and Asia had received education and training through National Health Service volunteering. The UK was the only G7 nation to meet the 0 ∑7% GNI target for donor aid.

Hà•vard Ove Skjerven, Anine Lie, Riyas Vettukattil, Eva Maria Rehbinder, Marissa LeBlanc, Anna Asarnoj, Kai-Hà•kon Carlsen, àÖshild Wik Despriee, Martin Fà§rdig, Sabina Wà§rnberg Gerdin, Berit Granum, Hrefna Katrín Gudmundsdóttir, Guttorm Haugen, Gunilla Hedlin, Geir Hà•land, Christine Monceyron Jonassen, Linn Landrà∏, Caroline-Aleksi Olsson Mà§gi, Inge Christoffer Olsen, Knut Rudi, Carina Madelen Saunders, Marius Kurà•s Skram, Anne Cathrine Staff, Cilla Sà∂derhà§ll, Sandra G Tedner, Sigve Aadalen, Hilde Aaneland, Bjà∂rn Nordlund, Karin C Là∏drup Carlsen (2022-06-25). [Articles] Early food intervention and skin emollients to prevent food allergy in young children (PreventADALL): a factorial, multicentre, cluster-randomised trial. thelancet.com Exposure to allergenic foods from 3 months of age reduced food allergy at 36 months in a general population. Our results support that early introduction of common allergenic foods is a safe and effective strategy to prevent food allergy.

Mohsen Naghavi, Christopher J L Murray, Kevin S Ikuta, Tomislav Mestrovic, Lucien Swetschinski, Benn Sartorius (2022-06-25). [Correspondence] Global burden of antimicrobial resistance: essential pieces of a global puzzle — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Esmita Charani and colleagues, Marlieke E A de Kraker and Stephan Harbarth, Timothy R Walsh and colleagues, Denis Mukwege and colleagues, and Diane Ashiru-Oredope and colleagues for their interest in our work1 and insightful comments that will improve the quality of our estimation process in the future. Estimating the global burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is laden with challenges, but undertaking this enormous task is crucial for steadfast decisions on resource allocation from a national, regional, and global perspective, as well as for research prioritisation and intervention evaluation.

Talha Burki (2022-06-25). [World Report] COVID-19 in North Korea. thelancet.com 1 month ago, North Korea declared its first COVID-19 cases. Information is scare, but the outbreak now appears to be huge, amid a food crisis and without mass vaccination. Talha Burki reports.

Joanna Palmer (2022-06-25). [Comment] Sharpening the focus on powerful health stories: Highlights 2022 photography competition open for submissions. thelancet.com Syrian photographer Sameer Al-Doumy's photograph of two boys playing on swings in Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Syria, on the first day of a ceasefire in February, 2016, captures a moment of happiness and release amid years of conflict.1 Some 2 months later, a photograph by Karam al-Masri, taken after an attack on the Al-Quds hospital in Aleppo, shows a child crying desperately next to the body of his dead brother, having also lost other family members during the Syrian conflict.1 These powerful images highlight poignant personal moments and the devastating impacts of conflict on individual lives in a protracted conflic…

_____ (2022-06-25). How The 'Janes' Created Underground Abortion Access. popularresistance.org As early as 1976, three years after Roe, Congress passed the Hyde Amendment prohibiting the use of federal funds like Medicaid for abortions, except to save "the life of the mother." States have since enacted many other restrictive laws, such as mandating onerous insurance for clinics, requiring parental consent for an abortion, mandatory "counseling," forced ultrasounds and waiting periods. Tax-exempt religious institutions like Catholic hospitals have prohibited their medical providers from performing abortions. | Right-wing extremists and religious fundamentalists have waged a violent war against abortion prov…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-25). Iran ready to send Covid-19 vaccines to Yemen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 25 (MNA) — Iranian president has told the head of the Yemeni political council that Tehran is ready to dispatch Covid-19 vaccines to help the impoverished country in the fight against the pandemic.

Phoebe Wing-Lam Ho, Cheuk-Chun Szeto, Kai-Ming Chow (2022-06-25). [Clinical Picture] Continuous glucose monitoring device causes consternation on chest x-ray. thelancet.com An 80-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with chest pain and shortness of breath.

WSWS (2022-06-25). Ahead of the WHO emergency deliberations, the World Health Network declares monkeypox a pandemic. wsws.org The World Health Network released a statement on Wednesday calling the current outbreak of monkeypox infections across the globe a pandemic and demanding the WHO declare a public health emergency of international concern. Deliberations are underway in Geneva as the emergency committee convened on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

WSWS (2022-06-25). New Zealand emergency doctor describes crisis caused by lifting COVID public health measures. wsws.org Northland emergency doctor Gary Payinda told the WSWS that large numbers of people face serious health risks, including children, as a result of the removal of public health restrictions and mask mandates in schools.

Prof. Claudia von Werlhof (2022-06-25). Global WAR-NING! Geoengineering Is Wrecking Our Planet and Humanity. globalresearch.ca World leaders are meeting in Glasgow at COP-26. All eyes are now on "the imminent dangers of CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions". The "climate emergency" is a timely instrument of propaganda used to distract people from questioning "the real crisis", namely the Covid-19 "plandemic".

TeleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-06-25). Brasil supera los 32 millones de contagios de coronavirus. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Salud determinó esta semana la aplicación de una cuarta dosis de refuerzo para los mayores de 40 años.

WSWS (2022-06-25). New Brunswick educator speaks to the Global Workers' Inquest on the abandonment of pandemic protections: "All decisions were made above our heads. We had no say" wsws.org Mina recently spoke about her experiences as an educator during the pandemic, her view of her union's and the government's pandemic policy, and what she thinks is in store for the province when classes resume in fall 2022.

WSWS (2022-06-25). Autopsy reveals 14-year-old died of blunt force trauma, other injuries after fatal fall from Orlando, Florida ride. wsws.org The report found that Tyre Sampson was almost 100 pounds over the suggested weight limit and confirms that the teen should not have been allowed on the ride.

NNU, Healthcare Now, People's Action (2022-06-25). Tuesday 6/28: #Patients Over Profits! Medicare For All & 2022 Midterms w/ National Nurses United. indybay.org Online webinar…

Manlio Dinucci (2022-06-25). How to Destroy Russia. 2019 Rand Corporation Report: "Overextending and Unbalancing Russia" globalresearch.ca Force the adversary to expand recklessly in order to unbalance him, and then destroy him. This is not the description of a judo hold, but a plan against Russia elaborated by the Rand Corporation, the most influential think tank in the USA.

WSWS (2022-06-25). Democrats hail "bipartisan" passage of toothless gun legislation. wsws.org The legislation is composed of a number of half-measures that will do little to stop the pandemic of gun violence in the United States, while it increases funding for the police.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-25). Will the Tragic Fate of World Stars like Celine Dion and Justin Bieber Open the Eyes of their Fans? Impacts of Covid-19 Vaccine/ By Dr. Nicole Delépine. marktaliano.net Celine Dion and Justin Bieber, same tragic destiny after Covid vaccines By Dr. Nicole Delépine Global Research, June 17, 2022 Sustained by media disinformation and fake science, the mRNA vaccine was put forth as a solution to curbing the pandemic. Amply documented, the Covid-19 Vaccine has triggered from the outset in December 2020 an upward trend …

Deweylaura (2022-06-25). Abortion rights: Today we mourn, tomorrow we organize! cpusa.org The Supreme Court's ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization is a horrific setback for women, their partners, their families, and society overall. As expected, the court overturned Roe v. Wade, making abortion rights susceptible to the whims of extreme-right state legislators. A woman may not get an abortion in Texas, but a …

Amy Booth (2022-06-25). [World Report] Nominees to lead PAHO announced. thelancet.com Amy Booth spoke with the candidates about their priorities and their vision for the future of the Pan American Health Organization.

Ralph Nader (2022-06-25). The Continuing Damages From Corporate-Managed So-Called Free Trade. commondreams.org "There is a growing perception that the global 'free market' economy is inherently an enemy to the natural world, to human health, and freedom to industrial workers."

Gavin Francis (2022-06-25). [Perspectives] General practice: a fortunate profession? thelancet.com A Fortunate Man is a classic of photojournalism, published in 1967 by the art writer John Berger with the photographer Jean Mohr. The book examines the work of Dr John "Sassall", a friend of Berger and Mohr and a general practitioner (GP) in the Forest of Dean, Wye Valley, UK. For 6 weeks in the mid-1960s, the writer and photographer accompanied Sassall to every consultation he attended. Berger's accompanying essay makes excursions into the historical roles of the doctor, cultural deprivation, the nature of vocation, and the Renaissance dream of achieving universal knowledge.

Michael R Perkin (2022-06-25). [Comment] Early introduction of allergenic food for all infants. thelancet.com The 2015 Learning Early About Peanut Allergy (LEAP) study triggered a paradigm shift in the field of food allergy prevention from an understanding that, in infants at high risk of developing a peanut allergy, prevention was best achieved by peanut avoidance to active early peanut consumption.1 LEAP showed that in infants at high risk of peanut allergy aged 4—10 months with either severe eczema or egg allergy, or both, peanut consumption three times a week achieved an 81% reduction in the prevalence of peanut allergy at 5 years of age.

_____ (2022-06-25). The Chris Hedges Report: Journalism And Argentina's 'Dirty War'. popularresistance.org In the late 1970s and 1980s, Argentina's civic-military dictatorship disappeared over 30,000 people, using death squads trained by the US as part of the now infamous Operation Condor. The victims were held in secret prisons, savagely tortured, and murdered. To this day, many families do not know the fate of their loved ones. In this episode of The Chris Hedges Report, former Buenos Aires Herald editor Robert Cox joins the show to recount his experiences reporting on the disappeared during Argentina's "Dirty War." | Robert Cox is a British journalist who served as editor and publisher of the Buenos Aires Herald, a…

Jessamy Bagenal, Benjamin Burlton, Florence Costalas, Bethany Gomersall, Joanna Palmer, Paula Preyzner (2022-06-25). [Comment] The 2022 Wakley Prize: compassion and connection. thelancet.com During the COVID-19 pandemic health professionals have found themselves working in a landscape that has been utterly transformed, for good and ill. There have been remarkable advances, such as accelerated research to produce effective treatments and vaccines, and increased use of digital health care. There are also ongoing challenges in many health-care settings, such as staff shortages, the pressures of long waiting lists for routine care, and an exhausted health workforce. Yet whatever the innovations and adversities, compassion and connection remain fundamental to establishing a positive, healing relationship…

Gavin O'Reilly (2022-06-25). Victoria electoral de Gustavo Petro: øRumbo a un cambio de régimen en Colombia? globalizacion.ca La victoria de Gustavo Petro en las elecciones presidenciales de Colombia del domingo, que marca la primera vez que Bogotá elige a un jefe de estado de izquierda, no fue el único evento geopolítico de gran alcance que tuvo lugar…

The Lancet (2022-06-25). [Editorial] Cancer care: widening the scope of innovation. thelancet.com The keynote address at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting earlier in June was met with great enthusiasm. André Ilbawi, WHO's Cancer Control Officer, announced the first partnership between ASCO and WHO that, he says, "catalyses meaningful innovation to address persistent inequities—locally and globally—in cancer care". The principle of the collaboration is to incentivise "social and organisational innovations" rather than the development of new drugs or diagnostics, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries.

Aarathi Prasad (2022-06-25). [Perspectives] Naomi Oreskes: understanding the denial of science. thelancet.com Social responses to anthropogenic climate change and the role of science in society are key concerns for Naomi Oreskes, Henry Charles Lea Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA. In her academic work and writing, Oreskes has explored how, and why, established scientific knowledge has become subject to vehement denial. In her 2010 book Merchants of Doubt, Oreskes and coauthor Erik M Conway showed that, for example, "climate change denial had nothing to do with flaws in the science, and had everything to do with market fu…

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2022-06-25: News Headlines

Marie Kelly (2022-06-25). How the 'Janes' created underground abortion access. workers.org A U.S. Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization is expected to overturn the 1973 SCOTUS Roe v. Wade ruling sometime during late June — and pave the way to re-criminalization of the right to abortion. At this writing 26 states are poised to outlaw abortion and . . . |

The Conversation (2022-06-25). America's religious Communities are divided over the issue of Abortion. juancole.com Interview by Kalpana Jain, The Conversation | &#1 ; Interviewed: Luis Josué Salés, Scripps College; Rachel Mikva, Chicago Theological Seminary; Samira Meht University of Colorado Boulder; Steven K. Green, Willamette University; Susan M. Shaw; Oregon State University. Since the first indications that the U.S. Supreme Court could overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, following a …

John J. Mearsheimer (2022-06-25). The Causes and Consequences of the Ukraine War: A lecture by John J. Mearsheimer. juancole.com Robert Schumann Center for Advanced Studies: "Professor John J. Mearsheimer will discuss the current Russian invasion on Ukraine whilst exploring the potential causes and consequences of the crisis. In this lecture, Prof. Mearsheimer will aim to focus on both the origins of the war in Ukraine and some of its most important consequences. He will …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tips for reducing risk of hearing loss. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently realized that I often ask people to repeat themselves, and I must turn up the volume on the TV louder than before. How do I know if I have hearing loss? I am 46. Aren't I too young for hearing loss? Can I take steps to prevent future hearing loss? ANSWER: The ears are an important part of the body, and damage to the delicate structures housed there can lead to hearing…

TeleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-06-25). Brasil supera los 32 millones de contagios de coronavirus. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Salud determinó esta semana la aplicación de una cuarta dosis de refuerzo para los mayores de 40 años.

Hà•vard Ove Skjerven, Anine Lie, Riyas Vettukattil, Eva Maria Rehbinder, Marissa LeBlanc, Anna Asarnoj, Kai-Hà•kon Carlsen, àÖshild Wik Despriee, Martin Fà§rdig, Sabina Wà§rnberg Gerdin, Berit Granum, Hrefna Katrín Gudmundsdóttir, Guttorm Haugen, Gunilla Hedlin, Geir Hà•land, Christine Monceyron Jonassen, Linn Landrà∏, Caroline-Aleksi Olsson Mà§gi, Inge Christoffer Olsen, Knut Rudi, Carina Madelen Saunders, Marius Kurà•s Skram, Anne Cathrine Staff, Cilla Sà∂derhà§ll, Sandra G Tedner, Sigve Aadalen, Hilde Aaneland, Bjà∂rn Nordlund, Karin C Là∏drup Carlsen (2022-06-25). [Articles] Early food intervention and skin emollients to prevent food allergy in young children (PreventADALL): a factorial, multicentre, cluster-randomised trial. thelancet.com Exposure to allergenic foods from 3 months of age reduced food allergy at 36 months in a general population. Our results support that early introduction of common allergenic foods is a safe and effective strategy to prevent food allergy.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 update. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As immunity wanes for many vaccinated adults and omicron and its subvariants continue to circulate, it seems that just about everyone knows someone with a case of COVID-19. The steady increase in COVID-19 infections is due to changing, highly contagious variants, explains Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. Dr. Poland says it's still important to take the precaution of mask-wearing in public areas, even if you have…

Talha Burki (2022-06-25). [World Report] COVID-19 in North Korea. thelancet.com 1 month ago, North Korea declared its first COVID-19 cases. Information is scare, but the outbreak now appears to be huge, amid a food crisis and without mass vaccination. Talha Burki reports.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tick-borne illnesses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A close friend was diagnosed recently with Lyme disease due to a tick bite. However, I recently read about some new type of tick-borne illness. My family loves to hike and be outdoors, but I'm nervous now about continuing our activities. How can I reduce our risk of illness from insect bites and protect my family? ANSWER: Enjoying the outdoors is a wonderful way to spend quality family time together, but there are certainly…

Aarathi Prasad (2022-06-25). [Perspectives] Naomi Oreskes: understanding the denial of science. thelancet.com Social responses to anthropogenic climate change and the role of science in society are key concerns for Naomi Oreskes, Henry Charles Lea Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA. In her academic work and writing, Oreskes has explored how, and why, established scientific knowledge has become subject to vehement denial. In her 2010 book Merchants of Doubt, Oreskes and coauthor Erik M Conway showed that, for example, "climate change denial had nothing to do with flaws in the science, and had everything to do with market fu…

Gavin Francis (2022-06-25). [Perspectives] General practice: a fortunate profession? thelancet.com A Fortunate Man is a classic of photojournalism, published in 1967 by the art writer John Berger with the photographer Jean Mohr. The book examines the work of Dr John "Sassall", a friend of Berger and Mohr and a general practitioner (GP) in the Forest of Dean, Wye Valley, UK. For 6 weeks in the mid-1960s, the writer and photographer accompanied Sassall to every consultation he attended. Berger's accompanying essay makes excursions into the historical roles of the doctor, cultural deprivation, the nature of vocation, and the Renaissance dream of achieving universal knowledge.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Pregnancy is no picnic when it comes to listeria. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Food safety is important for everybody, but it is especially important if you're expecting. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can change a pregnant person's immune system, making her more susceptible to contracting foodborne illness.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases expert, discusses the risks associated with listeria and what summertime foods should be avoided by those who are expecting. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/ultQRQq3cm0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 10)…

WSWS (2022-06-25). New Zealand emergency doctor describes crisis caused by lifting COVID public health measures. wsws.org Northland emergency doctor Gary Payinda told the WSWS that large numbers of people face serious health risks, including children, as a result of the removal of public health restrictions and mask mandates in schools.

Amy Booth (2022-06-25). [World Report] Nominees to lead PAHO announced. thelancet.com Amy Booth spoke with the candidates about their priorities and their vision for the future of the Pan American Health Organization.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic announces changes to administrative leadership. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Paula Menkosky, chief administrative officer of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, will assume the enterprise chief human resources officer role, rotating out of her current position. Paula Menkosky Marialena Murphy Marialena Murphy, M.S.N., M.H.A., Mayo Clinic in Arizona's chief nursing officer, will serve as interim chief administrative officer as a search begins. "Paula is an outstanding executive leader, and I am very glad Mayo Clinic will continue to benefit from her expertise and…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Falcons help Minnesota man soar above cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A species that was once endangered in Minnesota is now thriving, thanks in part to Mayo Clinic. Recently, four new peregrine falcon chicks that have been nesting in a box atop one of Mayo Clinic's buildings were brought inside for a quick checkup and to be banded. It's all part of a collaboration between Mayo and the Midwest Peregrine Society. But this time, there was an extra pair of experienced hands to help. For more…

Joanna Palmer (2022-06-25). [Comment] Sharpening the focus on powerful health stories: Highlights 2022 photography competition open for submissions. thelancet.com Syrian photographer Sameer Al-Doumy's photograph of two boys playing on swings in Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Syria, on the first day of a ceasefire in February, 2016, captures a moment of happiness and release amid years of conflict.1 Some 2 months later, a photograph by Karam al-Masri, taken after an attack on the Al-Quds hospital in Aleppo, shows a child crying desperately next to the body of his dead brother, having also lost other family members during the Syrian conflict.1 These powerful images highlight poignant personal moments and the devastating impacts of conflict on individual lives in a protracted conflic…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in infants through toddlers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of COVID-19 vaccines in infants and toddlers in the U.S. has cleared the final hurdles. Food and Drug Administration advisers voted unanimously to recommend emergency use authorization for Moderna and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines for young children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed by authorizing health care professionals to begin vaccinating the youngest of children. Moderna's vaccine is for children ages 6 months to 5 years, and Pfizer's vaccine is for children…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: How low testosterone can affect men's health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Millions of men live with a testosterone deficiency. If left unchecked, this treatable condition may contribute to serious health problems like osteoporosis and lowered red blood cell production. During National Men's Health Week — June 13—19 — Dr. Gregory Broderick, a Mayo Clinic urologist, encourages men with symptoms of low testosterone to speak with their health care team. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLjkjFfFC8Y Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 07) is in the downloads at the end…

WSWS (2022-06-25). Ahead of the WHO emergency deliberations, the World Health Network declares monkeypox a pandemic. wsws.org The World Health Network released a statement on Wednesday calling the current outbreak of monkeypox infections across the globe a pandemic and demanding the WHO declare a public health emergency of international concern. Deliberations are underway in Geneva as the emergency committee convened on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Scientists unravel genetic mystery of rare neurodevelopmental disorder, provide definitive diagnoses to 21 families worldwide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A collaborative team of scientists led by Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine has discovered 15 additional genetic mutations in the KCNK9 gene that cause a neurodevelopmental syndrome. Symptoms of the disorder range from speech and motor impairment to behavioral abnormalities, intellectual disability and distinctive facial features. "Until now, only one genetic alteration in the KCNK9gene was known to cause the disorder, called KCNK9 imprinting syndrome. Our study describes 15 new genetic…

The Lancet (2022-06-25). [Editorial] Cancer care: widening the scope of innovation. thelancet.com The keynote address at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting earlier in June was met with great enthusiasm. André Ilbawi, WHO's Cancer Control Officer, announced the first partnership between ASCO and WHO that, he says, "catalyses meaningful innovation to address persistent inequities—locally and globally—in cancer care". The principle of the collaboration is to incentivise "social and organisational innovations" rather than the development of new drugs or diagnostics, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Biggest benefits of exercise for teens. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: When my daughter was young, she spent hours playing outside and running around. That happens a lot less now that she is a teen. I'm worried that she is not getting enough exercise. How much does she need each week, and do you have tips to motivate her to get moving? ANSWER: As our children grow, many parents find it a challenge to get their teens moving. Their lives are busy, and what…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Dr. Farrugia ranked on‚ÄØModern Healthcare's‚ÄØlist of '50 Most Influential Clinical Executives'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO, has been named as one of the "50 Most Influential Clinical Executives" by Modern Healthcare magazine. According to the magazine, this program honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be paving the way to better health through their executive responsibilities, leadership qualities, innovation, community service and achievements inside and outside of their organizations. A feature article and profiles of…

Richard Horton (2022-06-25). [Comment] Offline: The UK, a knave among nations. thelancet.com In 2015, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Health published an admiring report, The UK's Contribution to Health Globally—Benefiting the Country and the World. They identified four sectors where Britain added important value. The UK had shown consistent global leadership towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Tens of thousands of health workers across Africa and Asia had received education and training through National Health Service volunteering. The UK was the only G7 nation to meet the 0 ∑7% GNI target for donor aid.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Reducing dementia risks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org More than 55 million people worldwide are believed to be living with dementia, according to the World Health Organization. And women are likely to be twice as affected by dementia as men. Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities. It's not one disease. And Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Mayo Clinic, says…

Michael R Perkin (2022-06-25). [Comment] Early introduction of allergenic food for all infants. thelancet.com The 2015 Learning Early About Peanut Allergy (LEAP) study triggered a paradigm shift in the field of food allergy prevention from an understanding that, in infants at high risk of developing a peanut allergy, prevention was best achieved by peanut avoidance to active early peanut consumption.1 LEAP showed that in infants at high risk of peanut allergy aged 4—10 months with either severe eczema or egg allergy, or both, peanut consumption three times a week achieved an 81% reduction in the prevalence of peanut allergy at 5 years of age.

WSWS (2022-06-25). Autopsy reveals 14-year-old died of blunt force trauma, other injuries after fatal fall from Orlando, Florida ride. wsws.org The report found that Tyre Sampson was almost 100 pounds over the suggested weight limit and confirms that the teen should not have been allowed on the ride.

Denis Mukwege, Prudence Mitangala, Aline Byabene, Emmanuel Busha, Yves Van Laethem, Olivier Vandenberg (2022-06-25). [Correspondence] Global burden of antimicrobial resistance: essential pieces of a global puzzle. thelancet.com Christopher J L Murray and colleagues1 report on the dramatically high burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) worldwide, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries. The authors also emphasise the insufficient data on the prevalence of bacterial infections and AMR in low-resource settings. Although the figures presented are striking, they do not sufficiently depict the suffering of patients living in these locations and the frustration of clinicians unable to treat an infection that is typically easily curable elsewhere.

Jessamy Bagenal, Benjamin Burlton, Florence Costalas, Bethany Gomersall, Joanna Palmer, Paula Preyzner (2022-06-25). [Comment] The 2022 Wakley Prize: compassion and connection. thelancet.com During the COVID-19 pandemic health professionals have found themselves working in a landscape that has been utterly transformed, for good and ill. There have been remarkable advances, such as accelerated research to produce effective treatments and vaccines, and increased use of digital health care. There are also ongoing challenges in many health-care settings, such as staff shortages, the pressures of long waiting lists for routine care, and an exhausted health workforce. Yet whatever the innovations and adversities, compassion and connection remain fundamental to establishing a positive, healing relationship…

Phoebe Wing-Lam Ho, Cheuk-Chun Szeto, Kai-Ming Chow (2022-06-25). [Clinical Picture] Continuous glucose monitoring device causes consternation on chest x-ray. thelancet.com An 80-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with chest pain and shortness of breath.

NNU, Healthcare Now, People's Action (2022-06-25). Tuesday 6/28: #Patients Over Profits! Medicare For All & 2022 Midterms w/ National Nurses United. indybay.org Online webinar…

WSWS (2022-06-25). Democrats hail "bipartisan" passage of toothless gun legislation. wsws.org The legislation is composed of a number of half-measures that will do little to stop the pandemic of gun violence in the United States, while it increases funding for the police.

WSWS (2022-06-25). New Brunswick educator speaks to the Global Workers' Inquest on the abandonment of pandemic protections: "All decisions were made above our heads. We had no say" wsws.org Mina recently spoke about her experiences as an educator during the pandemic, her view of her union's and the government's pandemic policy, and what she thinks is in store for the province when classes resume in fall 2022.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Heat exhaustion and heatstroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As the temperature rises in the summer, so does the risk of heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Over the past 30 years, extreme heat has claimed more lives in America than any other weather-related hazard, including flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes or lightning, according to the National Weather Service. Experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illnesses, and learn how to prevent them. Watch: The Mayo Clinic…

Mohsen Naghavi, Christopher J L Murray, Kevin S Ikuta, Tomislav Mestrovic, Lucien Swetschinski, Benn Sartorius (2022-06-25). [Correspondence] Global burden of antimicrobial resistance: essential pieces of a global puzzle — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Esmita Charani and colleagues, Marlieke E A de Kraker and Stephan Harbarth, Timothy R Walsh and colleagues, Denis Mukwege and colleagues, and Diane Ashiru-Oredope and colleagues for their interest in our work1 and insightful comments that will improve the quality of our estimation process in the future. Estimating the global burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is laden with challenges, but undertaking this enormous task is crucial for steadfast decisions on resource allocation from a national, regional, and global perspective, as well as for research prioritisation and intervention evaluation.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Coronary artery bypass grafting has potential benefits for patients over age 80 with reasonable surgical risk, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients over age 80 are considered high-risk candidates for coronary artery bypass grafting, not only because of normal wear and tear on the body, but also because of comorbidities and risks of complications after surgery. No hard-and-fast guidelines are available to assess the risks and benefits for octogenarians. Patients and physicians often choose not to proceed with surgery, and that decision carries its own risks and disadvantages. A new retrospective study from…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Science Saturday: Study indicates gut microbiome, host gene affect gastrointestinal disorders. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In a new study published in Nature Microbiology, researchers demonstrated the power of integrating the microbiome and host gene expression data to provide insights into their combined role in gastrointestinal diseases. The microbiome consists of all microbes in the gut including bacteria, fungi, and viruses. This study focused on bacteria. "We identified a common set of host genes and pathways, including pathways that regulate gastrointestinal inflammation, gut barrier protection and energy metabolism that are associated with…

Natalia Marques (2022-06-24). US Supreme Court robs women of nationwide right to abortion. peoplesdispatch.org On Friday, June 24, the United States Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to overturn the historic Roe v. Wade decision, robbing women of the nationwide right to abortion. This ruling comes almost two months after the draft of the decision was The decision was part of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization case, which was a challenge to a Mississippi law that banned abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, with no exception for rape and incest. The law was never p…

_____ (2022-06-24). "The new Director-General has a titanic task to rethink and reposition the role of the ILO" popularresistance.org The Covid 19 pandemic is not yet over and we are already looming in the face of a new crisis spurred on by the war in Ukraine and a rampant inflation that is affecting many countries in the developed and developing world alike. | The ILO Director-General's report to the Conference warns that a food, energy and financial crisis is approaching. This scenario will also lead to a new refugees and migration emergency and a climate catastrophe that will affect all countries. In the reality, we do not need to wait for future events to happen as we are already in the middle of a global structural crisis of the neo-libera…

_____ (2022-06-24). New Director-General Has Titanic Task To Reposition The Role Of The ILO. popularresistance.org The Covid 19 pandemic is not yet over and we are already looming in the face of a new crisis spurred on by the war in Ukraine and a rampant inflation that is affecting many countries in the developed and developing world alike. | The ILO Director-General's report to the Conference warns that a food, energy and financial crisis is approaching. This scenario will also lead to a new refugees and migration emergency and a climate catastrophe that will affect all countries. In the reality, we do not need to wait for future events to happen as we are already in the middle of a global structural crisis of the neo-libera…

JANET (2022-06-24). Haiti suffers in U.S.-created turmoil. iacenter.org By G. Dunkel June 22, 2022 U.S. President Joe Biden welcomes white Ukrainian refugee child. Haitian migrants of African descent, attempting to enter at the Texas border, are hunted down by U.S. Border Patrol mounted on horses. Haiti is in a process of collapse in its ability to function as a country on a daily basis. Half of its people don't have access to clean water and have trouble finding enough food to feed themselves and their families. Social services — education, roads, public health care in this time of pandemic — and other types of social and physical infrastructure have nearly vanished. Hai…

Jordan Schachtel (2022-06-24). Ukraine is a Mess: Celeb Visits, Banned Books, Ethnic Cleansing, A Broken War Effort, Sponsored by the "Free World" globalresearch.ca Ukraine is a total mess. A mess of epic proportions. | | And sponsored by the "Free World," which, in 2022, hardly resembles anything having to do with freedom or any semblance of western tradition. | Let's absorb the headlines of the past …

Vijay Prashad (2022-06-24). We Need to Build the Architecture of Our Future: The Twenty-Fifth Newsletter (2022). mronline.org In April 2022, the United Nations established the Global Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy, and Finance. This group is tracking the three major crises of food inflation, fuel inflation, and financial distress. Their second briefing, released on 8 June 2022, noted that, after two years of the COVID-19 pandemic:…

Staff (2022-06-24). Jordanian king: "I would be one of the first people that would endorse a Middle East NATO" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Breaking DefenseJune 23, 2022 A Middle East NATO? A missile defense network with Israel? Major shifts brewing in region The growing perception of Iran's aggression in the Middle East, along with Washington's desire to reduce Russian and Chinese influence in the oil-rich Gulf Arab states, has prompted intense bouts of diplomacy in recent months that …

_____ (2022-06-24). We Need To Build The Architecture Of Our Future. popularresistance.org In April 2022, the United Nations established the Global Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy, and Finance. This group is tracking the three major crises of food inflation, fuel inflation, and financial distress. Their second briefing, released on 8 June 2022, noted that, after two years of the COVID-19 pandemic: | the world economy has been left in a fragile state. Today, 60 per cent of workers have lower real incomes than before the pandemic; 60 per cent of the poorest countries are in debt distress or at high risk of it; developing countries miss $1.2 trillion per year to fill the social protection gap; and $…

Editor (2022-06-24). Investors in long-term care profit as aged and disabled residents and workers bear brunt of COVID-19. mronline.org Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, long-term care facilities were hit particularly hard as both residents and workers suffered high infection and mortality rates. A number of reports indicate that such an outcome is linked to widespread privatization.

_____ (2022-06-24). On Father's Day and U.S. Imperialism's Machinery of Death. popularresistance.org Let me indulge you with a Father's Day story. Five years ago on June 10th, my father fell ill with a massive heart attack. He spent two weeks in the ICU before dying at the age of 69. That day changed my life forever. I was familiar with the commonness of death under U.S. imperialism, but never had it hit so close. | The loss of a parent or caregiver compels us to revisit our roots. After all, there are few people more influential on the trajectory of our lives than those who raise us. I was twenty-seven when my father died and only possessed a cursory understanding at that time of how his life influenced my own.

_____ (2022-06-24). On Father's Day And US Imperialism's Machinery Of Death. popularresistance.org Let me indulge you with a Father's Day story. Five years ago on June 10th, my father fell ill with a massive heart attack. He spent two weeks in the ICU before dying at the age of 69. That day changed my life forever. I was familiar with the commonness of death under U.S. imperialism, but never had it hit so close. | The loss of a parent or caregiver compels us to revisit our roots. After all, there are few people more influential on the trajectory of our lives than those who raise us. I was twenty-seven when my father died and only possessed a cursory understanding at that time of how his life influenced my own.

Johanna Kichton (2022-06-24). People's Action on SCOTUS Abortion Ruling: We Need to Protect Our People. peoplesaction.org While Right-Wing Supermajority Stops at Nothing to Attack Democracy, We Recommit to Defending It Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action released the following statement by Director Sulma Arias in response to the Supreme Court of the United States ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization: "Today's ruling is a direct assault on …

_____ (2022-06-24). Renters Are Being Fleeced With Huge Rent Hikes And Evictions. popularresistance.org Gerardo Vidal, who has lived in the same apartment in Queens, New York, with his family for 9 years, recently received a $900-a-month rent increase this year. | "It means having to uproot my entire family, given the fact we're still having a difficult time earning money due to the pandemic and loss of jobs," said Vidal. "It's unfair that we are being basically forced out of places we lived in for nine years and that landlords can get away with this." | Vidal is one of thousands of tenants in New York and countless others around the US who are currently experiencing drastic rent increases—a trend that has be…

____ (2022-06-24). Five dead, 35 injured in building blaze in Buenos Aires. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) — At least five people were killed and 35 others were affected Thursday when an apartment caught fire in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, local authorities and medical personnel confirmed.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-24). Mobile app for fish farmers wins Imperial's top prize for women entrepreneurs. imperial.ac.uk An Imperial student startup has developed affordable and integrated technology for fish farmers to monitor and troubleshoot water quality issues.

Maryam Jameela (2022-06-24). Fascist Tories want to scrap the Human Rights Act. thecanary.co A new And th…

Walden Bello (2022-06-24). Reflections on a Path-Breaking Campaign for Democratic Socialism in the Philippines. fpif.org In the Philippines, as in the U.S., the "left" presents itself "the 'progressive' tail of the liberal elite." Our campaign made room for an actual progressive agenda.

Dr. Robert Malone (2022-06-24). Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines Analysis Re-do: "Serious adverse events of special interest": Dr. Malone. globalresearch.ca There has been a bit of a stir lately concerning…

WSWS (2022-06-24). One in five Americans previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 reports lingering symptoms of Long COVID. wsws.org The National Center for Health Statistics and the Census Bureau reported that one in five Americans previously infected with COVID affirmed on the Household Pulse Survey that they had lingering symptoms three months after their infection subsided. The implication is that there are millions of Americans suffering from Long COVID.

Staff (2022-06-24). Fiesta Ciudad del Mar del 30 de junio al 3 de julio en Cienfuegos. cubadebate.cu

Joe Glenton (2022-06-24). As Afghans dig through earthquake rubble, their wealth remains in the hands of US banks. thecanary.co Afghans in the east of the country have spent several days digging through rubble, often by hand, following an earthquake. The disaster hit both Afghanistan and Pakistan on The Taliban gove…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-24). Imperial and The World Bank aim to unlock investment for just energy transition. imperial.ac.uk Imperial and the World Bank have convened global finance experts to discuss the financial structures needed for transformative climate action.

WSWS (2022-06-24). Texas teen who wanted abortion prevented by state-funded clinic. wsws.org The Washington Post profiled this week Brooke Alexander, 18, a Corpus Christi, Texas teen who found out two days before the state's fetal heartbeat abortion ban went into effect on September 1, 2021 that she was pregnant.

WSWS (2022-06-24). Quebec's ruling CAQ whipping up anti-immigrant chauvinism ahead of provincial election. wsws.org By calling for the "repatriation" of federal immigration powers, Quebec Premier Franàßois Legault wants to divert attention from his government's disastrous handling of the pandemic and provoke a reactionary conflict with Ottawa.

WSWS (2022-06-24). Workers Struggles: Asia and Australia. wsws.org India: Haryana childcare workers hold three-day protest; Pakistan: Health care workers in Islamabad oppose privatisation; Australia: Sydney commuter rail workers impose bans; Australian airline pilots vote to strike at Regional Express.

Anand Naidoo (2022-06-24). The Heat: BRICS leaders meet amid global challenges. america.cgtn.com Amid global economic challenges, ongoing conflicts and a continuing pandemic, China hosts a virtual summit with the leaders of four other developing economies.

WSWS (2022-06-24). Assange was stripped and placed in "suicide watch" isolation cell after British extradition announcement. wsws.org This latest abuse of Assange's democratic and human rights was reported by his father John Shipton. It is a continuation of what outgoing United Nations Rapporteur Nils Melzer has branded as the state torture of Assange by the British and US authorities.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-24). Vaccinations may have prevented almost 20 million COVID-19 deaths worldwide. imperial.ac.uk Vaccinations estimated to have averted 19.8 million COVID-19 deaths worldwide in their first year, according to the latest Imperial modelling study.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-24). Science Museum trustee and charity bike ride: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

WSWS (2022-06-24). Brazil's fourth COVID wave is a "time bomb," warns researcher Lucas Ferrante. wsws.org The outbreak takes place amid an abandonment of the most basic mitigation measures, stagnation in vaccinations and the spread of the most infectious and vaccine-resistant variants.

____ (2022-06-24). Experts see ample policy space to sustain growth. ecns.cn China has made a rapid economic recovery with a mild increase in debt levels since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving ample policy space to sustain a steady economic performance, officials and experts said on Thursday.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). No 'safest spot' to minimise risk of COVID-19 transmission on trains. imperial.ac.uk Researchers have shown how COVID-19 can spread through train carriages, finding that there is no 'safest spot' to minimise risk of transmission.

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